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Yes, I changed the .bashrc file by when i logged in as SU and then it did not work.
But! after your post, I did login as root and then tried the command IFCONFIG and it works as expected. TY..
-----------------------Still i cannot hook up to internet . But I see that this machine is having an IP address.
Actually! i am trying to add this RH8.0 box to my company domain. so! that I can use it as a client machine as other ppl are doing with their win 98 or 2K machines. ( Just trying to introduce the flavor of linux in this WIN dominated organization )
I guess my next step should be to add GATEWAY info in this box but can't figure out a way ..........
I initially followed that link and yes Looking_lost, I am able to see the GUI for network configuration,
It shows my eth0 as ACTIVe but when i hit APPLY after adding Default Gateway address and Domain name, it give me a error which is as follows
"An unhandled exception has occured. This is most likely a bug. Please save the crash dump and file a detailed bug report."
But! this is a PentiumIII box which had WIN 2K installed initially and then I downloaded and burned RH8.0 iso images and installed on this box yesterday.
Since, I cannot get my network configured, I am unable to browse internet to find any updates for it .
Looks to me that i should download RH9.0 and then redo everything ..........................................?