Re: DHCP client with woody
penguin @ peoplepc. com, 2002-Jun-17 14:33 -0500:
> I'm trying to get my (charter pipeline) cable internet line hooked up to
> my linux machine, and the information i find in the DHCP howto is to
> use the dhcpcd that is shipped with potato but is replaced by other
> packages in woody namely dhcp-client and friends. So that pretty much
> invalidates the howto. I've thought about pump but either it doesn't
> work in my situation or i don't know enough about it to use it right.
> I've searched with google for similar scenarios but it seems that no one
> has posted anything regarding setup in woody. I've also checked the
> customer support FAQs and help sections on charter.com and of course
> they say charter won't have anything to do with a linux box, nor will
> they "allow" a home network to connect thru the cable modem. (I bet
> they will!)
> Any help on using a DHCP serviced ethernet line? Much thanks.
I use AT&T Cable service and pump just doesn't work for me. I use the
dhcp-client in woody and it work perfectly without having to futz with
the config, straight outta the box.
Jeff Coppock Systems Engineer
Diggin' Debian Admin and User
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