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Old 02-24-2004, 08:38 AM   #1
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dhcp does not assign IP to nic


I've been tryin to get my DHCP(router) to assign an ip to my nic but it doesn't. If i manually assign it, it cannot ping my other computer or router and is not seen on the network.
Running Vector Linux 4.0 (slackware 9.0.0)
I'm not sure what I am doing wrong.
 
Old 02-24-2004, 08:48 AM   #2
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"but it doesn't" really isn't much use.. please provide more details.
 
Old 02-24-2004, 09:47 AM   #3
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Layer1

First off, when you plug the network cable into your system, do you get a link light?
 
Old 02-24-2004, 10:37 AM   #4
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oops, sorry about that. Well, i can assign a private ip and netmask to it, but after i do, i cannot ping any other device. Yes I do have link light but no activity light.
 
Old 02-25-2004, 01:30 PM   #5
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Even though the NIC may physically on, linux may not be able to detect its connection with the router. Please specify your router model.

-Tom-
 
Old 02-25-2004, 01:36 PM   #6
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Do you have a switch or router, and what do you have for a internet connection?
 
  


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