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Old 05-08-2007, 03:19 AM   #1
Jimmyone
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Connection Probs


HI,Everyone,
Could some kind person help me ?
I am running a new built system with the following componants:- AsusA8N-VM CSM Motherboard (int/graphics)
AMD Athlon 64 processor,32&64 bit computing.with 640kb cache. operates at 2400MHZ. 3800+
A Seagate Barracuda 250 GB Hard-drive.
And have a Kingston 1g 400Mhz DDR Ram stick.
I have tried " Lycoris"Linus and found it quite good,but uninstalled same to try "Open Suse 10/2" But cannot seem to make connection to server.running int/connection test failed,and the test log says:- etho. Device: nVidia Corporation MC51 Ethernet Controller(Rev a1) no configuration found for eth-id-00:15:f2:52:e6c
It also tells me that my paradise server is unknown. Forgot to mention ,I am using 64 k modum for connecting.
Thanks again in hopefull anticipation
Jim
 
Old 05-09-2007, 04:00 PM   #2
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Your system is trying DHCP, but it fails for some reason. Apart from that, the NIC driver is running and well. Are you using that NIC? If it's for a small home network (as you write it's not your Internet connection), you probably simply need to configure a static address (like 192.168.1.1) for your computer.
 
Old 05-09-2007, 11:45 PM   #3
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Mara,
Thank you for your reply,but please pardon my ignorance!! How do you configure static address ? Could you please put it simply so that i can follow your instructions.
Many thanks
Jimmyone.
 
  


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