Re: [newbie] [pcmcia] Getting my PC card running w/DHCP (AFTER installation)
Make sure the interface is there:
Should show it existing. If not, then that's the next problem.
Once it's there, make sure you have one of the dhcp clients installed
(pump, dhcp-client, dhcpcd), and add this to your /etc/network/interfaces:
iface eth0 inet dhcp
And you should be all set.
On Fri, 30 Mar 2001, Dave Linsalata wrote:
> Hey all,
> YES! Debian Linux 2.2rev2 is FINALLY on my laptop AND (drumroll
> please)...the mouse no longer registers as 3 inches to the right of where it
> really is (do you have ANY idea how hard it is to navigate X that way?;)).
> anyways, now I'm onto hurdle 2:
> The network.
> Here is the deal: I have a Linksys PCMPC100 card. My school's network runs
> on DHCP (at least, I believe so - my desktop gets the IP addy automatically
> as well as doesn't use a gateway or a dns server...) I did not select my
> card or DHCP during setup (not quite sure if there were options and I just
> missed them or what...it was 2 am when I finally got linux on there:)
> Anyways, now I would like to set it up...but I have NO idea what to do now.
> I know my card can work under linux (the readme file on the driver disk
> tells me to edit /etc/pcmcia/network.opts...but network.opts doesn't seem to
> allow for DHCP since it wants me to enter IP and DNS stuff...) Also, I'm
> not even sure if my card is working...the lights go on, so I assume that is
> a yes, but I can't access anything. Finally, I did a find / -iname dhcp*
> and didn't find anything...should I need some file (a daemon? or is that
> only if I am running the actual DHCP server?)?
> Thanks a lot for the help...I'm just lost as how to even begin figuring out
> what to do (i.e. how can I set up dhcp if I don't even know if my card is
> thanks again!