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another question...
    #3037645 - 08/22/04 10:31 PM (12 years, 3 months ago)

how do you set up a linux box's network settings?


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Re: another question... [Re: ]
    #3037703 - 08/22/04 10:48 PM (12 years, 3 months ago)

go to a command prompt and type "man ifconfig" then read up on setting up routing with ipchains if you need to set up routing at all.


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Re: another question... [Re: ]
    #3041992 - 08/24/04 12:56 AM (12 years, 3 months ago)

still can't make it connect. i've tried configuring things with the ifconfig and route commands, and also by editting or creating certain configuration files. still no go.

it's a cable connection via an ethernet card. i'm running XP on an old pentium 3 PC over the connection right now. i can even pop in a live knoppix distro CD on this computer, boot into linux from the CD, and it connects to the internet just fine. i don't have to touch a thing.

then when i hook up my newer PC, which is running a knoppix hard drive install, it doesn't go. (even when i boot from the live CD, and DHCP is used during the boot sequence, i cannot connect with that box).

why one computer and not the other?

bah.


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Re: another question... [Re: ]
    #3044962 - 08/24/04 05:55 PM (12 years, 3 months ago)

i figured it out. i'm connected right now on the linux box.  :grin:


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