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Old 02-12-2005, 03:55 AM   #1
virtualme
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DHCP dimmed out


I am running Fedora C3 and trying to set up my wireless network. I am using the Internet Configuration Wizard and during one of the steps it asks me if I want to use DHCP; I say yes.

I reboot the machine and when it's done rebooting, of course, there is no internet connection. I go into the "Manage Network Device" and the DHCP confiiguration option is dimmed out (I cannot change it/configure it).

Is there something that I am doing wrong here?

Since I am new to Linux, I had to reformat the hardrive and start fresh after some bad software installs. I have had the wireless card working before, so I know the card is capable of doing it. I don't recall any problems from the last time I set it up.

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Old 02-12-2005, 09:41 AM   #2
rylan76
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Don't know fedora, but maybe your DHCP server isn't running?

Try opening a terminal, becoming superuser and type dhcpd and see what happens. If DHCP starts up, maybe that was what was wrong and the reason for it being greyed-out in the options?
 
  


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