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Old 11-24-2003, 04:16 PM   #1
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Question Help with running a program at boot


Every time I start Slackware 9.1, I have to run 'dhcpcd' to get (for lack of a
better term) Internet up and running. I know I have to make some sort of
change to etc/rc.d/rc.M, but what? A friend of mine told me to add the line
./dhcpcd at the end, but that doesn't work. What line would I have to enter if
I wanted dhcpcd to run automatically at every boot?
 
Old 11-24-2003, 04:21 PM   #2
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In slackware you could just run netconfig
and tell it to use dhcp, which would make
the change for you ...

If you want to do it manually, have a closer
look at
/etc/rc.d/rc.inet1

;)


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Old 11-24-2003, 04:32 PM   #3
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I probably should have mentioned this before, but I am such a newbie it's not even funny.

So (no offense intended) "take a closer look at stc/rc.d/rc.inet1" isn't very helpful. What does "a closer look mean? Also, netconfig doesn't work the way my cable ISP has everything set up, so I have to do it manually.
 
Old 11-24-2003, 04:53 PM   #4
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Edit it, and change the bit that says
DHCP=NO to YES :}


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