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Old 10-10-2001, 11:51 PM   #1
Ratclaws
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dhcp release and renew


quick question.

im using slack 8.
need to know how to set up a nic to use dhcp , rather then a static address.

also , how do you release and renew the dhcp ip.
 
Old 10-12-2001, 01:15 PM   #2
warath
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Not sure if slackware has this package installed by default, but try running
$# netconf
that or look for the file
ifcfg-eth0 (in redhat its under /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts)
and add the entry
BOOTPROTO="dhcp"

i think that should do it.
 
  


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