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Old 06-26-2004, 04:42 AM   #1
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ping option in DHCP


i am using slackware 9.1 ( i mainly use it)

about two days my server stop the ping option (they r using redhat 9.0)

and now i can't connect net using slackware 9.1

but my wndows XP (i do not use it generally) works normally with it.

my ipconfig -all in windows shows

DHCP enabled Yes
Subnet mast
default gateway
DHCP server
DNS servers

now at start up slackware shows ping options is not enable
then got reply from

and my route shows me that ip

? how to stop the ping option of DHCP and select the DHCP ?

i have talked with my server admin he only know about the redhat linux
and tell me to set

or how can i set net properly in my slackware 9.1

- i like slackware becoz it is traditionl linux

Last edited by salahuddin_66; 06-26-2004 at 04:43 AM.
Old 06-26-2004, 04:50 AM   #2
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You can edit /etc/rc.d/rc.inet1.conf or set some init script to set your ip at startup ie: ifconfig eth0 netmask broadcast
do a man at ifconfig if you have some doubts, editing inet1.conf is easier

Try also netconfig


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