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re: cable modem (was question)

I installed the dhcpcd package, pluged rj45 into the modem and the
card, and it worked (note: dhcpCd not dhcpd). It helped that I had
compiled a kernel with the ehternet drivers. 

Be sure to check with you cable co that they use 'dhcp' and not some
proprietary gunk.

the tech's comment: "Wow that was easier then a mac with built in

Stephen Gregory

> I was wondering if Debian supported ethernet connections (cable modem)
> to the internet or if special software or configuration is needed. Thank
> you.

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