[Ilugc] network card activation

Balaji Narayanan lists at balajin.net
Sun Jun 18 14:25:53 IST 2006


Arul said the following on 06/18/06 12:35:
> Balaji,
> 
> I use BSNL broadband connetion.
> 
> I know that the ADSL setup is based on pppo, but the broadband 
> connection  has wireless WAN connetion as well.  for enabling the 
> wireless WAN, i think that my system's ethernet card has to be enabled.
> 
> My system has dual bootable(windows and linux), in Windows, the internet 
> connection is fine. and have viruse problems,  but the same system, i 
> run the adsl-setup in linux and it is not in active for the net.
> 
> I am not clear, how the broadband works, I think that the wireless WAN 
> connection is based on the ethernet card.

I am not very sure about this. May be someone with a similar setup can 
explain.

-balaji


> 
> thanks,
> 
> arul maran
> 
> On 6/17/06, *Balaji Narayanan* <lists at balajin.net 
> <mailto:lists at balajin.net>> wrote:
> 
>      >>>>> "Arul" == Arul  <maran.arul at gmail.com
>     <mailto:maran.arul at gmail.com>> writes:
> 
>         Arul> Shakthi, i run -> ifconfig eth1 192.168.0.1
>     <http://192.168.0.1> after that ->
>         Arul> ifup eth1, it has failed same error"Determining IP
>         Arul> information for eth1 Failed".
> 
>     When you run this, your card is already configured. Can you then try
>     ping 192.168.1.1 <http://192.168.1.1> which as you said is your
>     gateway and see if it is
>     working?
> 
>     Are you using an ADSL router? If yes, can you look into its config if
>     it can be configured as a DHCP server?
> 
>     -balaji
> 
> 
>         Arul> thanks, arul maran
> 
>         Arul> On 6/17/06, Shakthi Kannan <cyborg4k at yahoo.com
>     <mailto:cyborg4k at yahoo.com>> wrote:
>         >>  Hi Arul,
>         >>
>         >> --- Arul <maran.arul at gmail.com <mailto:maran.arul at gmail.com>>
>     wrote:
>         >> > How can i configure DHCP or resolve this problem?
>         >>
>         >> Can you try to assign a static IP address for eth1 and see if
>         >> it get assigned? For example:
>         >>
>         >> ifconfig eth1 192.168.0.1 <http://192.168.0.1>
>         >>
>         >> SK
>         >>
>         >> -- Shakthi Kannan http://www.shakthimaan.com
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