Re: Install Debian 4.0 to watch DVD video
On 3/3/08, Daniel Burrows <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 02, 2008 at 08:27:15PM +1100, hce <email@example.com> was heard to say:
> > On 3/2/08, Andrei Popescu <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > > You can try to connect via dhcp by running 'dhclient' as root. That
> > > might give some clues. If it works just revert your config. Sometimes
> > > the 'allow-hotplug' directive doesn't work correctly, you can try 'auto'
> > > instead.
> > I changed to "audo", it sitll does not work. But, if I start dhclient
> > manually, it works fine. I checked ps, there was a dhclient3 running.
> > Could that cause the problem? How can I config /etc/init.d to make the
> > dhclient running?
> There are a number of different dhcp clients in Debian; dhclient3,
> dhclient, and pump are three that come to mind immediately.
> Theoretically, all of them should always work, but I've sometimes seen
> cases where one or another would fail in a particular network.
I believe that the dhclient3 on my machine cuased the problem. I need
to change it to dhclient.
> ifupdown will pick a DHCP client using a built-in order of preference
> (see interfaces(5)). You can override this by adding a "client" line to
> the interface configuration: for instance, it sounds like "client dhclient"
> might help your situation.
Which file in Debian I should change for the reference? I checked
/etc/network/interfaces it has only following lines:
iface eth0 inet dhcp
Where should I add client dhclient?