Re: help with DSL/DHCP install
Daniel Pittman wrote:
> On Tue, 03 Oct 2000, ari gold <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > anyway, now im stuck. i dont know how to install the rest of the
> > system. more specifically, i dont know how to get apt to understand
> > that there's a PCMCIA card there just dying to connect to some ftp
> > site with the files on it.
> > any suggestions? is it possible? (im assuming so... ;)
> Right. You don't mention a few details about what exactly you have
> installed so, if you have done bits already, ignore them. ;)
> The first thing to do is get the PCMCIA network card working. This
> requires the PCMCIA packages installed.
> You need to have 'pcmcia-cs' and 'pcmcia-modules-<your kernel version>'
> If you built your own kernel from sources, grab the 'pcmcia-sources'
> package and build the modules from that. I expect you didn't, but rather
> used the pre-built kernel. So, grab the 'pcmcia-modules-2.2.17' (or
> whatever) package.
> Once you have those installed, your 3COM card should be recognized by
> DHCP, incidentally, will require a client package installed. I would
> recommend the package 'dhclient', but others I know prefer 'dhcpcd' or
> You should probably grab the package at the same time as you grab the
> PCMCIA ones. Install them and edit the config and it should just
Remember also that the isp may need you to provide a hostname with the
dhcp request to authenticate your request. (Win98 does this
With pump this is pump -h hostname.