I am creating a Red Hat 7.1 server machine that has an old video card
that won't support a gui (normal, lowres and nofp all don't work for
the installer). I have a static IP address for the machine, but the
text-based installer don't set up networking correctly. Even tweaking
the /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0, /etc/sysconfig/network,
and /etc/hosts files by hand doesn't seem to work either. Neither does
This is a brand-new clean install system.
Surprisingly, on another system that *does* support a gui installer,
performing the same install steps seems to work.
Has non-gui installation/configuration become defunct? How can I
configure networking for this system without using gui tools?
- Jeff -