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Old 10-18-2003, 08:56 AM   #1
bosewicht
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can't ping after new install


i have just installed lunar linux (sorcerer based) and it boot's to prompt. in order to continue the install i need to connect to the internet. It seems to have my ethernet card and i thought i configured everything right (i am connecting thru a router) but when i try to ping, i get network unreachable. when i /etc/init.d/network start i get
*starting network:
Starting Eth0: dhcpcd[742]: dhcpStart; ioctl SIOCGIFHWADDR: no such device
dhcp failed
setting default route: SIOCADDRT: Network is unreachable
failed to set gateway

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Old 10-18-2003, 02:42 PM   #2
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i also configure my NIC in networking but still something doesn't seem right..any ideas?? i have enabled a pretty good list of modules and but my settings don't seem to be saved when i go back to networking, they are empty

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Old 06-17-2004, 10:39 AM   #3
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I had that problem when I built it in static instead of module. I also had to hand enter the module name (i.e. sis900 for my card). Try that.
 
  


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