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Old 03-01-2005, 03:14 AM   #1
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configuring for internet thru lan

I pretty new to linux and networking.Any help will be appreciated.

I have both win2k and Redhat Linux 9.0 on my system.I have an internet conxn thru cable via the ethernet card.
While my net conxn works fine with win2k,with linux i m not ale to connect.i m able to ping my server but not the dns.I have given the necessary configurations(ip add, dns)...
My browser also gives the error "invalid browser" if I try to access some site..My ISP has no clue as he supports windows mainly..
plz plz plz throw some light...

Old 03-01-2005, 03:31 AM   #2
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Upon boot, try the following...........

Remove all IP addy's bound to the card, and do this:
dhcpcd eth0
Old 03-01-2005, 04:07 AM   #3
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You would probably also need to add the DNS address(es) provided by your isp in the /etc/resolv.conf.
Old 03-01-2005, 04:08 AM   #4
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dhcpcd will do that for you....
Old 05-11-2005, 07:13 PM   #5
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just wanted to close this as it was solved.....thanks guys!!!

mine uses static IP.just configured eth0 and installed my clinet 4 authentication,upgraded browser to firefox 1.0.3.

things work well now...

thanks again guys 4 ur help!!



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