[Ilugc] network card activation
maran.arul at gmail.com
Sat Jun 17 08:49:39 IST 2006
Just I would like to activate my broadband connection in linux..
For that i gave the primary dns and default gateway as 192.168.1.1..
Before I run the adsl setup, i am not able to activate the ethernet card.
while i am debuging that ifup scipt, i found that it is looking for dhcp
On 6/17/06, Balaji Narayanan <lists at balajin.net> wrote:
> >>>>> "Arul" == Arul <maran.arul at gmail.com> writes:
> Arul> Dear friends, I am not able to activate the eth1 card.
> Arul> when i run-> ifup eth1, i am getting an error " Determining
> Arul> IP information for eth1 Failed".
> Arul> I looked at the ifcfg-eth script, it fails. in DHCP. I have
> Arul> configured nameserver and default gateway as well.
> Arul> How can i configure DHCP or resolve this problem?
> Do you have a DHCP server in your network? And if yes, is it
> configured to allocate address to your machine?
> Else, you might want to try and assign a static IP address to it as
> Shakthi pointed out to see if it works.
> Btw, why do you have to configure the nameserver and the default
> gateway? They are generally assigned by the DHCP server, if you have one.
> BOFH excuse #209:
> Only people with names beginning with 'A' are getting mail this week (a la
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