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Old 04-05-2006, 05:01 PM   #1
yewchong
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Fedora 4 failed in determining IP information


Hi,

I did a search in the forums and find that there is quite a number of posts on this. However, I wasn't able to find the right solution to my problem.

I am running Fedora Core 4. Upon bootup, it says that "Determining IP information failed". It really puzzles me as to why am I getting this error. I have verified that the device driver is installed.

Anyone willing to provide me with some pointers on how to go about solving this problem? Thanks!
 
Old 04-05-2006, 05:06 PM   #2
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Check in /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0
Make sure everything's okay in that file.
Also, check /etc/resolv.conf
Make sure your primary, secondary, and/or tertiary and quarternary dns servers are there. Do not erase things from this file, just add to it.
If you need help just google resolv.conf and ifcfg-eth0
You can also try /etc/sysconfig/networking/devices/ifcfg-eth0
Usually the one in network-scripts works for me.
Those two files should be all you have to edit.
If you're running dhcp then you shouldn't have to edit them at all...

Good Luck!
 
Old 04-05-2006, 05:32 PM   #3
yewchong
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Hi,

My resolve.conf happens to be empty. However, I have added the following line:
nameserver 192.168.1.1

This ip is the ip address of my router, not sure if I am right to add the following?

The following is my ifcfg-eth0 file
DEVICE=eth0
BOOTPROTO=dhcp
HWADDR=00:13:d4:08:fe:53
ONBOOT=yes
TYPE=Ethernet
USERCTL=no
PEERDNS=yes
IPV6INIT=no

Anything wrong with the above lines?
 
  


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