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Old 12-10-2004, 03:56 AM   #1
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installing cable internet

Hello im very new 2 linux (just installed yesterday) im running redhat 7.1 (yeah yeah old i know). ok heres my problem i am unable 2 connect to the internet. i was told (by a book) that when installing u should be able 2 setup an IP to use but that never came up (and the book says nothing more). i have 2 network cards (one on board, one offboard) they r both ethernet (so i have cable internet). could some if they know what they r doing help me out please! if u have msn u can contact me by if its easyer or by ICQ 349359378
Old 12-10-2004, 03:59 AM   #2
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I don't exactly know what's wrong but iwould suggest installing a newer O/S such as SuSE 9.1 (or 9.2)
Old 12-10-2004, 04:20 AM   #3
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If I recall correctly, network configuration wasn't part of the installation procedure back then.

Check the installation manual on how to proceed. (or try a recent distribution)




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