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Why does an inactive ethernet connection have inet IP address

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Feb 16, 2011 6:14 AM
Hi everyone,

I has a strange issue with the network.My current system is snow leopard. Please take a look at the screen-shot:

http://img204.imageshack.us/i/screenshotts.jpg/

In the screen-shot you can see that the en0(Ethernet) is inactive but it has inet IP address 192.168.2.1 (the same as the router IP).

The computer is currently using airport connection en1: inet IP 192.168.2.6

Why does this thing happen? How can i fix it (mean no inet IP for the Ethernet). Thank a tons.
MBP 2010, Mac OS X (10.6.5)

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