Re: Problems with my cable company
Thanks lot all for your answers!
Fortunaly I've working my server with cablemodem...
I changed the netcard and reset the cablemodem and ready!
I've a IP address via dhcp...
Now I'm solving problems of configuration in ipchains and squid.
"David Z. Maze" wrote:
> Rogelio E Castillo Haro <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> REC> I've a COM21 cablemodem from my cable local company to access Internet...
> REC> But, The dhcpcd doesn't obtain an IP Address,
> I don't know what your provider is like, but mine would only install
> on a Windows or Mac machine, which I fortunately happened to have
> lying around. (Don't worry, it's running woody now. :-) The machine
> I wanted to use as a gateway was a different machine, though, with a
> different Ethernet card, and the cable modem would only give out
> addresses if the MAC address of the Ethernet card connected to it
> matched the address the cable company thought it should have.
> Solution? Call the provider and ask them to change the MAC address on
> your cable modem. It's the "HWaddr" number (six octets) that gets
> printed out of ifconfig.
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