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Re: unable to bring up eth0

On Sat, Nov 19, 2005 at 10:32:45AM -0800, Fred J. wrote:
>  I am sorry, I will not be able to answer those question as my networking experience is very primitive.  
>  but I can give the following info:
>  using cat5 cables 
>  from adsl modem/router to eth1 in the debian box testing/2.6.13
>  from  eth0 in debian to a switch
>  from the switch to a w2k box
>  so, maybe I can say, both interfaces are not in the same network, 
>  eth1 is the external
>  eth0 is the internal
>  as with the DHCP server/clients, not sure even how to go about them, I started reading the man pages and was lost totally without knowing what the big picture is and how the packages fill in, not to mention discouraged  with the looooong pages.
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if you aren't sure what dhcp is, then I'm guessing your win2k box isn't
running a dhcp server. you will need you set a static ip, which you can
do with something like ifconfig eth0 netmask


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