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Old 08-24-2004, 12:23 PM   #1
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Continuing from here

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

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What does ifconfig eth0 spit out?
Old 08-24-2004, 06:35 PM   #4
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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.


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