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Old 12-30-2001, 10:05 PM   #1
kleinella
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Mandrake 8.1 Internet Auto-detect


Hey-

I somewhere that there's a way in Mandrake 8.1 to get it to attempt to auto-detect your internet settings. Is this true? If so, how? If not, is there any linux flavor that can do this?

Thanks in advance.
 
Old 12-30-2001, 11:07 PM   #2
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I don't know about the auto-detect, but if you have a broadband access and use NIC most likely the NIC will be detected, and when the installation will proceed with configuring network then you'll need to specify how you connect to the internet and what protocol you use to do so (DHCP, PPPoE etc.), fill out all required info and you ready to roll. For PPPoE I'd rether use roaring penguin prog from rp
 
  


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