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Re: help with DSL/DHCP install

Daniel Pittman wrote:
> On Tue, 03 Oct 2000, ari gold <arigold@cs.uchicago.edu> 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>'
> installed.
> 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
> 'pump'.
> 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
> work(tm).

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.


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