Re: DHCP client with woody
make sure etherconf is installed then
"dkpg-reconfigure etherconf" as root.
this is a helpful walkthrough for those not in the know about setting up
their eth0, while providing an interface to the /etc/network/interfaces and*
/etc/resolv.conf which looks after all the nameservers [commonly missed].
----- Original Message -----
From: "Derek Broughton" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Tuesday, June 18, 2002 3:22 PM
Subject: Re: DHCP client with woody
> email@example.com wrote:
> > 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!)
> Can't help with dhcp. I _think_ I'm using dhcp-client these days :-) I
> used to use pump but, even though it worked, I was warned it was broken.
> Either way, they were plug & play.
> However, I'd warn you to be _very_ careful with your network setup. ISPs
> that tell you you can't connect a home network can't possibly tell that
> you have one if you set it up correctly, but if they sniff an open port
> to a web, FTP, or SMTP server they'll cut you off in a moment.
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