Has anyone been able to tackle this Jessie update and connect to the internet at all when setting up a static IP using the /etc/dhcpcd.conf?

I have tried these variations

interface wlan0
static ip_address=numbers/24 OR #/24
static router=gateway ip
static OR #static
domain_name_server=  OR  with just gateway ip

This is so annoying it seems my only option might be to disable the dhcpcd.conf.

  • I write up notes on the Pi in book form that can be found here leanpub.com/pi. On pages starting at 176 I cover my notes on this area. At a glance, you might also need to comment out the wpa-conf in /etc/network/interfaces in addition to setting up the dhcpcd.conf data. – Kolban Jul 17 '16 at 15:29
  • has anyone had the same issue? – user202815 Jul 19 '16 at 0:44

Are you doing this at home? Maybe a better route might be to set up a static IP on your router instead. Most routers allow you to give a static IP.

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  • will try that. it's a zyxel – user202815 Jul 19 '16 at 19:46
  • You should most definitely be able to set the IP on it. You may have to look at the list of connected devices and then make a reserved or static IP. You may have to get the MAC Address of the Pi. If you don't know how, you can use the ifconfig command. – CyberRonin Jul 20 '16 at 11:16

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