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Old 03-05-2004, 10:22 PM   #16
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Okay, thats progress. Now lets do a couple more things. Do all this as root. First type in lsmod and tell me what it says (thats a lower case L).

Whay type of connection to the internet do you have?? If you are using dhcp then we should be about done.

Type in "ifconfig -a" (without the quotes) and tell me what it spits out.

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Old 03-05-2004, 10:38 PM   #17
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well..
the first comand...
module size used by
rtl8139 11936 0 (unused)
pci-scan 3580 1 (rtl8139)
ef_packet 6136 0 (unused)

second command
(all kinds of stuff) do you need to know anything specific?
 
Old 03-05-2004, 10:54 PM   #18
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What type of internet connection do you have?? DSL, Cable modem, dialup modem??

When you did "ifconfig -a" was there something along the left column that said eth0 or eth1?

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Old 03-05-2004, 10:57 PM   #19
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cable w/ router

eth0
 
Old 03-05-2004, 11:01 PM   #20
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Do you have a static IP address?? Or do you just open a browser and surf the net??
 
Old 03-05-2004, 11:25 PM   #21
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Lets try this and see if it sets up your network connection by itself since we know the module is loaded.

Type this as root:
Code:
netconfig
and tell me what it spits out...all of it.

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Old 03-05-2004, 11:38 PM   #22
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command not found
 
Old 03-05-2004, 11:42 PM   #23
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How about

Code:
ifconfig eth0
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Old 03-05-2004, 11:43 PM   #24
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try "net-setup"

ok, almost there....

Try this: edit (as root) /etc/conf.d/net in the first few lines there will be something about eth0, see if its set to dhcp if its not, there is a commented line with eth0="dhcp" and uncommented line with eth0="bhafdhalkfd..whatever" comment that line out and uncomment dhcp line.
 
Old 03-05-2004, 11:59 PM   #25
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if config eth0
gave this...

eth0 Link encap:ethernet hwaddr: 00:40:05:7d:22:6c
BROADCAST MULTICAST MTU:1500 Metric:1
RX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
TX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
collisions:0 txqueue len:100
RX bytes::0 (0.0b) TX bytes::0 (0.0b)
Interrupt:10 Base address:0xf400



as for the other persons reply...
"I think you spoke to me in German"
 
Old 03-06-2004, 12:00 AM   #26
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net-setup...
command not found
 
Old 03-06-2004, 12:15 AM   #27
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Here is what he was telling you: Do all this as root in a terminal:

1. cd /etc/conf.d
2. vi net
3. go down to the line that says "eth0=" and there should be two of them. One should say eth0=dhcp and the other something like eth0="a bunch of numbers and letters".

4. To change something you need to hit the "I' as in Iowa or Idaho key so you will be in "insert"mode which should show at the bottom of the screen.

5. The line that says "eth0="dhcp" should have a # in front of it, remove that. Then go to the line that says "eth0="numbers and letters" and put a # in front of this line.

6. Now you need to hit the ESC (escape key) once to get out of insert mode.

7. Hold the SHIFT key and type ZZ (two letter Z's). This will write the changes and exit the editor.

8. Try typing "dhcpcd eth0" in a terminal as root.

9. Open your browser and see if it connects.

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Old 03-06-2004, 12:18 AM   #28
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first command...

no such file or directory.
 
Old 03-06-2004, 12:32 AM   #29
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Try this in #1: cd /etc/network
#2 vi interfaces
#3 go down to the two lines that say :
Code:
# To use dhcp:
     #
     # auto eth0
     # iface eth0 inet dhcp
Then do #4 above
#5 remove the # in front of the lines that start with "auto" and "iface"
Then do #6 above
Then do #7 above
#8 type "ifup eth0"
Then do #9 above

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Old 03-06-2004, 12:51 AM   #30
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#1 worked, but...
when I typed in...
vi interfaces
it gave me this...
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~.
All lines blank!
I give up!
I'm going to bed.
I cant see TRYING in Linux for 5 DAYS, what I can accomplish in Wimdows in 5 MINUTES!
I'm sorry I waisted your time.
Linux is Abso-f**king-lutely rediculous!
If you feel you can still help, maybee I'll try in a day or so, after I've gotten some sleep, and had time time to cool off.
Right now I'm so mad, I could smash that machine into pieces and actually feel good about the money loss it would create.
I had minor surgery today, and I'm on Vicatin and a 6pack of Icehouse, and right now (despite my desire to learn) I F**king HATE Linux.
 
  


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