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Old 12-02-2005, 01:50 AM   #1
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All internal IP's are taken?

I'm resetting up my box, and just went to business class for my cable, when it's time to configure my network card I use to use now no matter what I type in, the system says it's already in use or already detected. what to do?
Old 12-02-2005, 01:59 AM   #2
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What exactly is your setup? Where is the DHCP server that is leasing these private IP addresses? What OS are these machines running? How many machines are in this private network?
Old 12-02-2005, 03:49 AM   #3
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We have one dynamic ip, I use and a program running on a really old laptop that connects ever xx time and if the dynamic changes, it tells everydns ,
I've got(windows)
1 PC desktop set to (works fine),
1 pc lapto set to (works great, Im on it now),
the old laptop runs win 98, and is set to
1 other xp laptop runs on

DHCP is turned off at the router, and I use to use for the suse 9.3 linux box, but now none work. I just put in a pci ethernet card because I've heard sony vaio desktops are notorious for their builtin network cards going bad, the error I get is something along the lines, of eth0 isnt or can't be initialized.

Basically the cable comes into the cable internet box, it then goes to the router, the linux box is hooked up to the #1 port of the linksys router, one of the ports goes out to a switch.

Okay problem possibly solved, I put in a winbond pci ethernet card and it allowed me to put in a static ip address, my sister in law has a sony vaio and her onboard network card went bad, so maybe mine went bad too.

Last edited by kuplo; 12-02-2005 at 04:29 AM.
Old 12-04-2005, 07:29 PM   #4
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Okay, if it's not solved, feel free to post again and we can work this out further.

Good luck.


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