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Re: Manually changing IRQ/reconfiguring network?

On Tue, Oct 01, 2002 at 12:11:46PM -0400, Bruce Best (CRO) wrote:
> I have Debian 3.0 installed on an HP Pavillion N5425 laptop, and after
> considerable modifications it is (mostly) working.

> 1) Reconfiguring network: I have somehow managed to break the network
> configuration, so that I no longer seem to be able to get an IP address. The
> card is there, the card is up, but dhclient eth0 doesn't get me any error
> messages. I am not sure how to troubleshoot this problem, and also not sure
> what caused it. I expect it was something to do with my recompiling the
> kernel; however, when I booted the previous kernel (where the networking
> used to work fine), the same symptoms persist. 

Can you ping localhost or

What does /etc/network/interfaces say?


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