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Re: [vox-tech] Network Configuration



Where do you enter the IP address, netmask, etc?
What ethernet card do you have?
Which device driver do you use?
Did anybody verify the driver is working?

-Mark

On Wed, 16 Jan 2002, Eric C. Moloy wrote:

> I SENT THE FOLLOWING IN MESSAGE #2, VOL 1 #69:
>
> Hello.  I am getting started with Red Hat 7.1 for the first time, and I am
> having trouble connecting to the web.  The eth0 device fails to inititalize
> at startup.  The following settings appear for the eth0 device:
>
> IP address -> entered correctly
> netmask -> 255.255.255.0
> network -> 169.237.204.0
> broadcast -> 169.237.204.255
>
> after startup, I activate the eth0 device and try to connect.  I get an
> unknown hosts error message.  The error message suggests that I may have to
> set the $SOCKS_NS environment variable to point tot he appropriate name
> server.
>
> Any suggestions?  Thanks very much.
>
> SOMEONE THEN REQUESTED THE RESULTS FROM THE FOLLOWING COMMANDS IN THE
> COMMAND SHELL IN ROOT:
>
> # ifconifg
> # ifconfig eth0
>
> THE FOLLOWING IS OUTPUT FROM THE COMMAND SHELL IN ROOT:
>
> [root@penguin /root]# ifconfig
> lo	Link encap:Local Loopback
> 	inet addr:127.0.0.1  Mask:255.0.0.0
> 	UP LOOPBACK RUNNING  MTU:16436  Metric:1
> 	RX packets:6 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
> 	TX packets:6 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
> 	collisions:0 txqueuelen:0
>
> [root@penguin /root]# ifconfig eth0
> eth0: error fetching interface information: Device not found
>
> ADDITIONAL INFO
>
> [root@penguin /root]# cd /dev
> [root@penguin /dev]# ./MAKEDEV eth0
> don't know how to make device "eth0"
>
> I HAVE TRIED TO INSTALL eth0 A NUMBER OF DIFFERENT TIMES WITHOUT LUCK.  A
> BUDDY OF MINE IS VERY GOOD WITH UNIX AND HE CAN NOT FIGURE OUT WHAT THE
> PROBLEM IS.  I HAD RED HAT INSTALLED AT ONE OF YOUR INSTALL-FESTS.  Thanks!
>
> Regards - ECM
>
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