Do you know how you connect to your ISP?
If you are using PPPoE (Point-to-Point Protocol over Ethernet) this is a protocol used by many ADSL Internet Service Providers, then the correct commands to use are:
To configure your DSL connection at a console type the command:
Follow the instructions, the answers depend on your ISP.
Once the configuration is done to start the connection type:
To test if the connection is working (and you got an IP address from your ISP) type:
To disconnect from the internet (login out will NOT disconnect you) type:
If those commands donot work for you then you might need to and install rp-pppoe from one of the Mandrake CDs, or download rp-pppoe
. Make sure you read ALL the info on those pages, that's how I got my internet working!