You do not need to reinstall anything.
This is very simple, I would not even consider this to be a problem, more like a lack of configuration of your nic.
run this as root
see what you get, if there is no eth0 showing up do this
and check it again
add this to /etc/modules.conf
alias eth0 3c59x
configure eth0 to start at boot, run this as root
everything can be done from the gui if you want to.
now for the firewall you should not need to worry about that if you chose to enable a firewall at install. dhcp will work.
However to disable a firewall to check use this
service iptables stop
Last edited by DavidPhillips; 11-08-2003 at 04:06 AM.