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Old 10-09-2003, 03:07 PM   #1
janneh
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How to get DHCP Client to run w/o a NIC?


Hi

I'm still trying to get my usb adsl modem to run. Installation of the RH9 drivers supplied by the vendor failed. According to vendor it's because I don't have DHCP client running. Ok, but how I'm supposed to get it to run without any ethernet card? I tried to install an ethernet with "other card" option, but couldn't activate it, because no card was found. I have no dhcpd.conf (?) in my RH9, so it's not running althought it has been installed in RH installation.

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Janne
 
Old 10-10-2003, 03:24 AM   #2
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Ok if it's not possible to run dhcpd without a NIC, is it possible to disable RH to probe the NIC, by that RH could activate the "fake" ethernet and enable the dhcpd and I could finally install my usb adsl RH drivers?


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