Quote Originally Posted by johnhdsi View Post
I am assuming that if I require a different ip on Eth1 i can always edit out the lines in /interfaces that you had me add correct?
Yes, just make sure the all the IP information is consistent.

thank you again for the help, people like you are the reason that this forum is such a great resource for all of us noobs.

You're welcome, John! Welcome to the world of Linux.