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Old 02-20-2004, 09:36 AM   #1
hitekrednek
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No internet with my cable modem.


I just put Fedora on my old machine, I put a new network card in it and it recognizes that, however when I open up Mozilla, I get page not found. Do I need drivers for my cable modem??? Settings I should be checking??? It's been several years since I worked with Unix and I would really appreaciate any help
 
Old 02-20-2004, 10:36 AM   #2
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From a command prompt:
Code:
internet-druid
This should start up the configuration wizard.

You will need:

Gateway address: (local IP for your cable modem or router)
Machine address (IP for linux box)
Nameserver address

OR, if your modem / router does DHCP, use it to automagically discover / assign addresses

Your Linux box doesn't know or care about the cable modem, it just knows whatever it blows out of the ethernet card goes to the internet, anything beyond that doesn't matter.
 
Old 02-20-2004, 11:38 AM   #3
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Thank you very much, I will give that a shot tonight.
 
Old 02-20-2004, 02:34 PM   #4
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Arrow Still getting page not found using mozilla

My connection is set to automatically detect my address, and everything looks like it's working ....but the minute I try to go to a web page, any web page, it tells me page not found. Any more ideas?
 
Old 02-20-2004, 03:03 PM   #5
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may I see the output from:

ifconfig

?
 
Old 02-20-2004, 03:28 PM   #6
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Try to ping an IP address. google's IP is 216.239.37.99 . If you can ping that but cannot ping google.com then you probably don't have any DNS servers set.
 
  


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