i su -
i type ifup eth0
i get /sbin/ifup : configuration for eth0 not found
useing hardware browser....(which i have no real idea of how to use but
context is a beautiful concept)
i click on network devices i see
rtl-8129 in selected device and device info says
driver si wrong? 8139 vs 8129?
im ready to give up and install mandrake because it
found everything when i installed last time..
someone give me a clue please!
--edit. im glad i can touch type fast....these were done as root in terminal after su -
i did the # route and i got this..(or this is a fair approximation anyway)
kernel ip routing table
destination gateway genmask flags metric ref use iface
169.254.0.0 * 255.255.0.0 u 0 0 0 lo
127.0.0.0 * 255.0.0.0 u 0 0 0 lo
#ifconfig and i got
lo link encap:local loopback
inet addr:127.0.0.1 mask:255.0.0.0
inet6 addr: ::1/128 scope:host
up loopback running mtu:16436 metric:1
rx packet:3284 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
tx packets:3284 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
rx bytes:3534499 (3.3 mb) tx bytes:3534499 (3.3 mb)
# cat /etc/resolv.conf
does nothing... no output at all..
just goes to next prompt
what is cat anyway?
seems to kick me out of prompt and just sit there.
i have to close terminal and start again.
im telling you im an ABSOLUTE BEGINNER :>
am i insane for typing all this out?
will there be an end to my pain and suffering?
is there a linux that is designed for poets?
thanx in advance :>