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Old 02-15-2004, 07:40 AM   #1
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ifconfig error

Hi everyone I am usinf Fedora core 1 distro and I am a linux newbie.I have a 3com ethernet card and it's works fine I can conecto to internet everything is ok. But whean I log in as a root and I try to use the Ifconfig command it gave me an error.

[root@paparoubas /]# ifconfig
bash: ifconfig: command not found

Could anyone help me ?What i did wrong?Thank you in advanced .

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find / -name ifconfig
as root
otherwise fedora has another command for the ethernet configuration.
Old 02-15-2004, 01:05 PM   #3
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These are the results of the search

[root@paparoubas sbin]# find / -name ifconfig
find: /proc/8763/fd: No such file or directory

I ve tried to run ifconfig from the /sbin directoty but I still take the same error any ideas??
Old 02-15-2004, 01:12 PM   #4
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Try this
# /sbin/ifconfig
Old 02-15-2004, 01:18 PM   #5
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It works fine at last thanx a lot for your help!!!!


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