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Old 09-30-2003, 12:56 AM   #1
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How to configure network in text mode (RedHat 7.3)


I just installed RedHat 7.3
no video yet (not installed, no drives)
how to configure the network in text mode?
what to install?

I am a quite newbie in Linux, it is the first time i intalled it
 
Old 09-30-2003, 02:36 AM   #2
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I'm a newbie too but on slackware 9 I use netconfig (as root). You can also check out the ifconfig man page.
 
Old 09-30-2003, 03:13 AM   #3
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My problem is that I do not know whether my network driver is installed or not, perhaps it is not.
I tried netconfig, after i tried to ping another computer, it says that the network is unreachable.
Could anyone help me to install and configure NETWORK ?
 
Old 09-30-2003, 06:33 AM   #4
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First you have to check whether your network card is installed.

Log in as root, and type 'lspci', and you will get a list of your pci devices. If your ethernet card is there, your card is installed.

Then, type 'netconfig' to set the ip values.
 
Old 10-01-2003, 12:31 AM   #5
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Well, actually I installed th Linux 7.3 on VMWare 4.
it ping itself, but does not see the other computers
does anyone know, is it possible to make the Linux on VMWare see the network?
 
Old 10-01-2003, 01:23 AM   #6
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vmware and linux

well, you can use vmware, but the network card is a 'virtual' one.

Check out the faq on the vmware site to get the correct installation procedure for this card. it's possible that some distributions don't find this virtual nic automatically.

After reading and installing, if you do an 'lsmod' command you should (unless it's compiled into kernel, wich probably isn't) see the driver for your virtual card.
 
  


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