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Re: DHCP client with woody

On 17 Jun 2002 15:33:00 -0500
"Roach, Mark R." <mrroach@uhg.net> wrote:

> On Mon, 2002-06-17 at 14:33, penguin@peoplepc.com wrote:
> > 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.
> > 
> > Tony
> > 
> Have a look at the list archives at http://lists.debian.org/debian-user/
> this month alone there is at least one thread on how to use dhcp.
> -Mark
Thanks, I'll do that.

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