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Old 10-15-2003, 07:15 PM   #16
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Originally posted by flashtek_uk
Ok, now the "lo" details tell me that you have only local networking running, you will need to have the ethernet networking setup too;

Click on the RedHat icon (the system you are using is called X Windows)
Click on Run Command
Type in "xterm"
Within the window that shows up type in "redhat-config-network-druid"
Add an Ethernet device with the IP address etc set as required

Once you have finished in that application re-run the "/sbin/ifconfig" application and post the output of that. You _should_ have the entry above (lo) and a new one called "eth0" with all of your IP address settings.

Post back if you need any further help.. or indeed if it works for you...

Ok, thats one of the problems I am having. I cant seem to find a driver for my card. I have a MSI K7N2 mother board and after looking around, I found this link to DL the driver for it. I am NOT sure if its the correct file or not tho. (here is the link http://www.nvidia.com/object/linux_nforce_1.0-0256.html )

Now, when that prog pops up for my netcard to install, I have to pick a driver (or at least what kind of netcard I have) but I dont see nvidia on the list. Any idea?

I am also using a router as a DHCP (I thinks thats the name..the router gives the ip) so, would I still "pick/give" an ip to the card?

TY very much for helping me out on this everyone! I wont give up.

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Old 10-15-2003, 07:29 PM   #17
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Also, when I double click on the file (I dled from nvidia site) I ge this...


Package Already Installed
A newer version of "nvidia_nforce is currently installed.
 
Old 10-15-2003, 09:24 PM   #18
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Also, when I double click on the file (I dled from nvidia site) I ge this...


Package Already Installed
A newer version of "nvidia_nforce is currently installed.
Where can I find the drivers if they are already installed?
 
Old 10-15-2003, 10:17 PM   #19
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ok, I just bought a RH linux 5.2 installation guide and its NOT very much help. The commands are not even the same?? Anyone else have any idea on what to do?
 
Old 10-15-2003, 11:50 PM   #20
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After playing with it a little, I found somethging called "Hardware Browser" but I dont see my network card in there? Iwhen I try to goto network config to add my netcard, I dont see my drivers???
 
Old 10-16-2003, 02:36 AM   #21
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Ok, I guess I want the long way of doing things....

(*If you cant beat them join them I guess*)

For some reason I could NOT get the onboard network card to work so I went out and bought a new card. I got it installed. I can run the ip given to me (81.91.107.107) and it gives me my ip (from my ISP) I am running a router (also acting as a DNS server (I think thats what you call it) But now I cant surf with url's (www.yahoo.com)

I get an error saying

www.yahoo.com can not be found. Please check the name and try again.
 
Old 10-16-2003, 03:11 AM   #22
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Exclamation Shootin in the dark here

Put in

Code:
81.91.107.107
and see if it will go to the site. Only put in the numbers, nothing else. No www or .com. You should get a black screen that has R. T. F. M. and will display your IP address.

I don't know much about Redhat so I will have to point you to places and post what is somewhere else. Mandrake is based on Redhat but it is very different.

Hopefully someone that has Redhat will step in and walk you through it. If not it will just take a while. I'm assuming you have glanced over that link I posted earlier. It should have some info on this in one of them. I don't know which one though.

When you boot see if you see any error messages. That may help

Let's get started. I guess.

 
Old 10-16-2003, 03:19 AM   #23
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Re: Shootin in the dark here

Quote:
Originally posted by dalek
Put in

Code:
81.91.107.107
and see if it will go to the site. Only put in the numbers, nothing else. No www or .com. You should get a black screen that has R. T. F. M. and will display your IP address.

I don't know much about Redhat so I will have to point you to places and post what is somewhere else. Mandrake is based on Redhat but it is very different.

Hopefully someone that has Redhat will step in and walk you through it. If not it will just take a while. I'm assuming you have glanced over that link I posted earlier. It should have some info on this in one of them. I don't know which one though.

When you boot see if you see any error messages. That may help

Let's get started. I guess.


Ypu, that does work! just not ones with URL's. (www.yahoo.com)
 
Old 10-16-2003, 03:44 AM   #24
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THAT'S GOOD.

This is from a earlier post:

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If that works, it is simply a DNS issue. You will need to contact your ISP for their DNS server addresses.
You may be able to get that from windoze. I do not know where it is though. It is most likely in IE setting though. I am not sure.

I will have to go find out where to put that info. May take me a bit. Mine goes in Kppp. I have no clue where to put yours though.

"I'll be back" he he he he

 
Old 10-16-2003, 03:54 AM   #25
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Sounds like maybe your dhcp client isn't getting the dns servers or something. Open a terminal and do this.

cat /var/lib/dhcp/dhclient-eth0.leases | grep domain-name-servers

It should look something like this.

option domain-name-servers 24.240.231.7,68.113.206.10;
 
Old 10-16-2003, 04:18 AM   #26
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Ok, I done some searching and found out that the DNS info goes in the /etc/resolve.conf file. If you find them in windoze you can just transfer them over to linux. It should look something like this.

domain smoker #kppp temp entry
nameserver 205.xxx.xx.2 #kppp temp entry
nameserver 208.xxx.xx.12 #kppp temp entry


I put in x's instead of some of them. It should be all numbers. Wouldn't want my ISP to cut my phone cord.

Are you dual booting or do you have two puters? Sometimes I have read that when you boot it resets some of this stuff. May help. If you are dual booting, never mind.

Does that help any? Did you ever find out how to get to a console terminal thing?

Back later.

 
Old 10-16-2003, 04:36 AM   #27
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OK dude. I hit pay dirt here. Look at this link and see if this helps.

http://www.redhat.com/docs/manuals/l...rk-config.html

It uses a GUI to do this. You may need to use the back button and such but it should help.

Post back if you still need help. You are very close. Can you smell the net yet?

Later.

 
Old 10-16-2003, 08:25 AM   #28
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Quote:
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Where can I find the drivers if they are already installed?
if you use redhat , the you can use

#rpm -q <package_name >

-q --> query
 
Old 10-16-2003, 02:05 PM   #29
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THAT'S GOOD.

This is from a earlier post:

If that works, it is simply a DNS issue. You will need to contact your ISP for their DNS server addresses.



You may be able to get that from windoze. I do not know where it is though. It is most likely in IE setting though. I am not sure.

I will have to go find out where to put that info. May take me a bit. Mine goes in Kppp. I have no clue where to put yours though.

"I'll be back" he he he he


am I looking for my DNS from my ISP or from my router? My ISP gives me one IP so I run a router onto 2 different computers. One this system (my windows computer) the other one my Linux computer.
 
Old 10-16-2003, 03:01 PM   #30
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DNS = Domain Name Server. If you type in www.google.com the system will go to the DNS server and ask for the number of the site. Contrary to popular belief www.google.com is not the address for google. It is the number that is asigned that the computer goes to. Can't remember what it is and it varies. They have several from what I here.

It will first go to your ISP, if it says 'I don't know what it is' then it will go to your ISP's ISP and see if it knows, if not it will continue up the ladder until it gets to the big dog that has every name and number there is globally. It's a big one. It will then update all the systems you went through and add the entry. You can have a DNS server on your system if you want to waste some hard drive space. I wouldn't recommend that though.

Basically let's say you want to call a old friend. You can't remember the phone number and you go to the phone book. It's not listed. You just went to your ISP then. Since it's not there, you dial information and give them the name and ask them for number. They would be the big dog with everybodies number. Make sense?

The number for the DNS server is available from your ISP. Call them and they will give it to you. Then using that last link you should be able to fill that info in and surf the net. Make SURE you get the right one. Repeat it back and confirm it.

Hope that helps. That's my lesson for the day.

 
  


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