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Old 11-28-2008, 12:29 AM   #1
venugopalmns
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how to configure lan cards in fedoracore8


I am unable to connect to the internet through my lan card, ihave cnnected one external lancard to the mother board how to configure them


My ip ranges are
ip address : 198.168.1.4
subnet mask : 255.255.255.0
default gateway : 198.168.1.1


windows xp

198.168.0.120 : 255.255.255.0
 
Old 11-28-2008, 12:33 AM   #2
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How do you connect the external lan card?
 
Old 11-28-2008, 12:39 AM   #3
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If you connected the card while the computer is running you might search through dmesg to see what the card was called, or try to do an ifconfig -a to see if it shows up. If this is the only NIC card on the machine it will probably be eth0. In which case you will want to do a
Code:
dhcpcd eth0
or
Code:
dhclient eth0
only use eth0 if you know that is where your lan card is set too.

Here is how to set the card if with a static. Again check to see where your card is actaully defaulting too.
Code:
ifconfig eth0 [addr] netmask [netmask]
route add default gw [gateway]

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