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# 1  
Old 07-07-2009
Dedicated Server Move

I just moved a dedicated server, which included moving to a new subnet, and new IP address. Now my server is not reconnecting - I've tried ifconfig, altering the etc/hosts file with the new ip address, with no luck.
# 2  
Old 07-07-2009
ifconfig is not persistent, so forget that!

Did you also change netmasks, defaultrouter, ipnodes, etc? (you didn't mention which OS you were using).
# 3  
Old 07-07-2009
I'm running Linux 2.6.21.5

I haven't been able to change the subnet mask, etc. However, I just noticed that my changes in the etc/hosts file didn't take either.
# 4  
Old 07-07-2009
ifconfig: set address & submask until it changes again or the machine power-cycles
/etc/hosts: create a mapping between IP addresses and easy to remember names

Both have nothing to do with setting a permanent IP address, subnet mask or default route.

Which distribution are you using?
# 5  
Old 07-08-2009
We're running slackware 12.0.0
# 6  
Old 07-08-2009
I don't have a Slack install ready currently, but information on how to configure the network can be found at the Slackware site

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