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lo Link encap:Local Loopback
inet addr:127.0.0.1 Mask:255.0.0.0
inet6 addr: ::1/128 Scope:Host
UP LOOPBACK RUNNING MTU:16436 Metric:1
RX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
TX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
RX bytes:0 (0.0 b) TX bytes:0 (0.0 b)
So, after the booting of Klax the system works directly; if I run netconfig, with the static IP the system works, with DHCP it doesn't. For your question, with respect to windows, I try to search DHCP hostname without results.
yeah, that also means there's no need for the hostname specifier...
i don't know man, if i were you i'd re-install slackware cuz something's probably broken in the install somewhere... if you choose to do this, make sure you do a full-install of the series you want, instead of cherry-picking packages...
also, forget the netconfig utility and just edit your rc.inet1.conf by hand...
-It seems you confirmed the 8139too driver is working.
-You can manually configure the card for a static IP address and it works
-During boot DHCPCD runs and fails to get an address for the card.
-You ran a live CD (KLAX) and the Dhcp client works.
Does anybody know what dhcp client Klax uses? Are they using dhcpcd or pump? I think it's the first one since Klax is based on Slax and Slax is based on slackware.
I downloaded the Hamlet router manual and it seems to use a pretty straight forward dhcp server. So where is the problem happening here? The card works, the server works, a static ip works, a live cd properly connects. Manually running dhcpcd does not work.
Please keep us informed on how the reinstall goes, I'm curious on this one.
win32sux: I reinstall slack (the forth time), without run netconfig and nothing works; I go to rc.inet1.conf, I put "yes" on "USE_DHCP" , I reboot and nothing works. I return to rc.inet1.conf, I put the IPs and it doesn't works.
N.B.:I always choose full install, without "cherry-picking".
kriton12: when I choose "static IP" on netconfig on Slack 10.2, it doesn't works.
When I boot Klax live-CD the system works; if I run netconfig: with "static IP" it works, with "DHCP" it doesn't works.
1) It is possible that the program DHCP or DHCPCD is broken (the CD come from a magazine)? or a conflict between DHCP and DHCPCD?
2) I don't know wich program are used by Klax. When I boot on Klax, the file rc.inet1.conf reported ="" on IPADDR, NETMASK, USE_DHCP.
3) with "pkgtool" I see that on Klax dhcpcd is installed, but dhcp is not
4) so, I return on Slack 10.2, I remove dhcp, I reboot but it doesn't works.
I burned the official ISO and installed the full packages
I choose static IP or DHCP on netconfig
I wrote directly on the file inet1.conf
(I controlled the checksum of the DHCPCD file, it is OK)
but it doesn't works...
Location: Bulgaria, the small and peaceful town of Razlog
@gusgoose_it i have exactly the same problem with my realtech NIC. i'm trying to configure it with slackware 10.2 my one week efforts don't give a result. my network provider uses DHCP, too. i've tried the static ip option and the dhcp. i edited manually the rc.inte1.conf file, but still nothin. i had a suse 9.3 before and everything worked well. so right now i'm quite confused..
so can somebody help me too i'm tired of readin man pages and FAQs