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Setting a static DNS nameserver (Debian Squeeze)

I have a gateway running on Debian Squeeze with 2 network interfaces, one static (internal, eth0) and one DHCP (external, eth1). I have an internal DNS server that I want the gateway to use. In my ...
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Networkconfig on Debian-based Linuxes

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Strange ifup/ifdown behaviour on Debian Lenny

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interfaces/static IP problem - Debian

I'm trying to configure my Debian machine (Lenny) to use a static ip address. Here's what my interfaces file currently looks like: # This file describes the network interfaces available on your ...
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Make interface attachment permanent in Xen 3.2.1 Debian Lenny Dom0

I'm trying to add interfaces to a DomU (either on the fly or after reboot) and the attach-interface script works just fine. The problem is that when I reboot the DomU the interfaces added are ...
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Can't see other network interface in Debian Etch

I know there are two physical network interfaces in our server (haven't seen it live, but person from datacenter confirmed two ethernet sockets). Problem is, I can only see one via ifconfig -a. At ...
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Bringing up network interface without IP configured in Debian, for XEN dom0

I have 3 NICs that I want to be seen by my domU, even though they're not configured in dom0. Here's my sample lines from interfaces file auto lo iface lo inet loopback # Local network, cable ...