LinuxQuestions.org
Register a domain and help support LQ
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Distributions > Slackware
User Name
Password
Slackware This Forum is for the discussion of Slackware Linux.

Notices

Reply
 
Search this Thread
Old 08-24-2004, 12:23 PM   #1
Zero1
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Mar 2004
Distribution: ManDrake 9.2
Posts: 18

Rep: Reputation: 0
netconfig


Continuing from here

http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...03#post1128703

As I was asked to make a new thread for my problems I have everything now working perfectly.

With the exception of my internet. I am using DSL through a router, I have no clue what my hostname or domain name is, but i do know DHCP is enabled, my IP and my subnet etc.... I tried to config it but the internet still wont work =\

I do recall something about hostname being the comp name..

and quick command to type in slack to get that?
 
Old 08-24-2004, 12:32 PM   #2
egag
Senior Member
 
Registered: Jul 2004
Location: Netherlands
Distribution: Slackware
Posts: 2,721

Rep: Reputation: 52
with 'netconfig' is only asked for a 'computer-name' ( anything is ok ), a domainname ( .org or whatever )
then choose 'dhcp' . that should work...

egag
 
Old 08-24-2004, 01:01 PM   #3
justin_p
Member
 
Registered: Jan 2004
Location: Virginia, USA
Distribution: slack 13; I've used it all :)
Posts: 433

Rep: Reputation: 30
What does ifconfig eth0 spit out?
 
Old 08-24-2004, 06:35 PM   #4
ringwraith
Senior Member
 
Registered: Sep 2003
Location: Indiana
Distribution: Slackware-current
Posts: 1,244

Rep: Reputation: 47
If you are running PPPoE you can try using adsl-setup.
As mentioned above, the hostname isn't all that important. Some leave it as darkstar, some use localhost. If you are not running a server and have the need for a specific domain name, I use my ISP's. Using some of the CLI seems easier that way.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
'netconfig' won't l0rddarkf0rce Slackware 3 07-28-2005 06:30 PM
Where is Netconfig? Mega Man X Slackware 3 12-03-2003 08:28 PM
netconfig knoxville Linux - Newbie 6 11-30-2003 02:56 PM
NetConfig XPediTioN Slackware 2 07-13-2003 09:08 PM
NetConfig XPediTioN Linux - Software 1 07-13-2003 04:50 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:35 PM.

Main Menu
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration