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Old 07-06-2004, 01:04 AM   #1
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Slack 9.1 Networking issue

I'm a recent emmigrant of FC1 and this is my first experience with anything else besides it. When I had to configure my VIA Rhine II ethernet card on Fedora, it involved nothing at all. I know that setting up my connection on Slack does involve a bit of terminal work, but I don't know where to start.

I've tried a few HOWTO guides to no avail, so I'm asking if anyone can help me out on this one.
Old 07-06-2004, 01:26 AM   #2
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Some commands to get you started
ifconfig (will tell you if your nic is up)
ifconfig eth0 up (will bring your nic up)
dhcpcd -r (dhcp will try to pick up an ip)

edit: netconfig (to configure your nic)

Last edited by jarib; 07-06-2004 at 01:28 AM.
Old 07-06-2004, 01:56 AM   #3
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I'll reply shortly with the outcome.


Well Jarib, that helped a great deal. I did just as you said and things turned out fine, thankyou.

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