Re: connecting to DSL
>>>>> "Kenneth" == Kenneth Scharf <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Why dhcp? I have a STATIC IP address on my xdsl connection. I
> am NOT using dhcp on windows, and am sending this e mail out
> right now on windows.
Ahh. Missed you haveing a static ip. Sorry, I can really help you then...
> --- Marshal Kar-Cheung Wong <email@example.com> wrote:
>> >>>>> "Kenneth" == Kenneth Scharf <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>> > I (finally) seem to have a working connection via IDSL. It >
>> works fine under windows by just setting up the IP, Gateway, >
>> Netmask, and DNS entries under the tcp/ip pulldown under the >
>> networking configuration for my network card.
>> > IP 216.xxx.xxx.xxx gateway 216.xxx.xxx.1 broadcast >
>> > How do I do this under Potato? I changed the entries in >
>> /etc/networks/interfaces for my ethernet card to match the ip,
>> > gateway, and netmask that worked under windows, and the >
>> /etc/resolv.conf file I added the lines:
>> > nameserver 126.96.36.199 nameserver 188.8.131.52
>> > which are the actual nameserver ip's I was given.
>> > I then restarted the computer and tried to ping my gateway >
>> address (that worked). I could not however ping my dns ip's >
>> (network unreachable), nor get to the debian site when I ran >
>> apt-get. Any ideas?
>> Try installing one of the dhcp clients. dhcpcd, or something
>> similar (bootp?).
>> > I will also need to install a second network card, recompile
>> the > kernel to support ipmasq, and set the IP on the second
>> card to a > local lan address so I can firewall the net to
>> another computer > (actually I am building a second computer to
>> just handle the > firewall stuff and my linux workstation will
>> be on of three > computers on the local lan, the other two
>> running windows). Any > ideas on what to do here?
>> > Thanks!
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