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Old 09-06-2004, 10:28 AM   #1
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Question Error message right after login screen.

my version is in swedish but il do my best to translate

The error message that comes right after i have entered root/username and password is something like :
"could not open up the internet adress for dhcppc3, try putting the file to /etc/hosts"

hope you guys can help me / Thanks alot!
Old 09-06-2004, 10:37 AM   #2
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I suspect that something is configured to use a computer called dhcppc3, but it can't work out which computer this is. Do you have a machine called dhcppc3 on your network?

The most likely cause of this is that you don't have DHCP set up properly on the network. I suggest that you should look at utilities like pump in order to try and work out your network settings better.

(Adding things to /etc/hosts is a solution only if you have static IP addresses for everything on the network; with DHCP you usually don't, so the suggested solution isn't going to be much use here).
Old 09-06-2004, 12:47 PM   #3
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Okay well since im a total newb, im like excited cuse i was able to unzip and install some there ya go im noob

How do i find this program/tool that can provide those features.
iv looked for a program named pump like you suggested(or didnt i just missunderstood)
but no luck :/

and maybe i miss things cuse of my english, but i hope i can fix this problem/error prompt

thanks again


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