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 192.168.101.1 netmask 255.255.255.0