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Old 08-27-2004, 04:24 PM   #1
Gerrard17
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Cable Connection


Hi ,

I got a Knoppix CD (boots directly) and i have a cable connection which i must configure manually i.e to put my IPs.. I dunno how to set it up.
But , a friend gave me some commands to use and set it up , i tried them and then i pinged ..it replied ..but when i wanted to access the net it didnot work browser gave me Host Error ..something like this though.
So any help how to conifgure my Cable Connection ??
plz , give full details and step by step cuz iam VERY NEWBIE !
thx in advance..
 
Old 08-27-2004, 05:15 PM   #2
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you are recieving ping replies? try editing /etc/resolv.conf and adding your dns servers in this format

nameserver xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx

good luck.
 
  


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