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Old 09-07-2006, 01:14 PM   #1
moredhel
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live cd going online


I downloaded a copy of dreamlinux 2 (works edition) and its al fine, apart from it won't go online, I was wondering whether that was only because it was in the live cd mode, not installed on my harddrive. the dhcp i presume isnt working at all, and i tried on another computer on another network and it did that same.
 
Old 09-07-2006, 01:37 PM   #2
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That might be a problem with DreamLInux. I use Knoppix and Kanotix, and both connect via dhcp without any problems.
 
Old 09-07-2006, 02:13 PM   #3
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k, thanks, ill try some other live cd's.
 
Old 09-08-2006, 01:10 PM   #4
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I've been playing with a mates laptop lately (doing the Windows reformat thing) and none of the live CDs start the network on it automatically. Didn't bother to look into why but this works fine:
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ifconfig eth0 up
dhcpcd eth0
 
  


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