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Re: DHCP client with woody

Thanks, Alan.  Yes, the /etc/network/interfaces file is already set up
as you indicate here.  I'm get the feeling it has something to do with
the host name.  Can't wait to call tech support and ask them what it
should be.

On Mon, 17 Jun 2002 12:44:03 -0700
"Alan Su" <alsu@cs.ucsd.edu> wrote:

> Tony-
> if you have the client packages already installed (either
> /sbin/dhclient or /sbin/dhcpcd should exist), you should be able to
> add the following lines to your /etc/network/interfaces file to get
> the dhcp client to run when you boot up:
> auto eth0
> iface eth0 inet dhcp
> that simply tells /sbin/ifup that the interface named eth0 should be
> managed by the dhcp client applications and that the interface should
> be brought up and configured when the machine is booted.
> if this is already set up, something else must be up, and more
> information about how it's failing is going to be needed...
> -alan

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