Looks like an ADSL connection. Since I don't use ADSL, please apply salt as necessary below... On Sat, Apr 06, 2002 at 01:30:25PM -0800, Brian W. Carver wrote: > I boot up and first thing I type: ifconfig > I get: > > [ output of ifconfig snipped. No mention of eth0 ] > > So eth0 is not UP. Then I type: ifconfig eth0 up > and then I type: ifconfig > and I get: > > eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:20:78:E0:00:8A > UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST MTU:1500 Metric:1 > RX packets:7 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0 > TX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0 > collisions:0 txqeuelen:100 > Interrupt:10 Base address:0x1800 > > [ rest of output of ifconfig snipped ] > > So, as you can see, eth0 is NOT assigned an inet addr: Yep. ifconfig will only assign an IP address if you specify the IP address on the command line. And it does not use /etc/network/interfaces. But ifup does... > As a result, I have no internet connection. > This is particularly frustrating because it was on the internet just > fine the other evening. I didn't purposely change anything, but now the > internet connection is lost. Perhaps you used ifup back then? > > I've taken all the advice I've gotten so far, but I'm still not online. > Here's my files for scrutiny. Thank you so much for any help! > [ /etc/network/interfaces snipped ] > > [ /etc/dhcpd.conf snipped ] -- Karl E. Jørgensen email@example.com www.karl.jorgensen.com ==== Today's fortune: The amount of weight an evangelist carries with the almighty is measured in billigrahams.
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