[lug] AT&T CABLE MODEM
wiechdoctor at earthlink.net
Mon May 14 13:19:15 MDT 2001
A friend had a similar problem with dhcp and ATT. Turned out that ATT's
dhcp server was expecting to see the -h hostname option, they wanted to
see the hostname they had assinged (cpexxxx or whatever the
convention was) before the server would give out an address.
On Mon, 14 May 2001, Holshouser, David wrote:
> What dhcp client does Yast/SuSe use?
> I've had no luck with pump.
> I've heard dhcpcd works with ATT but haven't bothered to try.
> If you can get the nic working and find someway, like using windows, to get
> an IP, then that IP is yours forever. That way it isn't necessary to use a
> dhcp client all the time. Just the first time.
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Ferdinand Schmid [mailto:fschmid at archenergy.com]
> > Sent: Monday, May 14, 2001 9:03 AM
> > To: lug at lug.boulder.co.us
> > Subject: Re: [lug] AT&T CABLE MODEM
> > Yuko,
> > Do you have the SuSE handbooks? If so then I suggest you
> > take a look at
> > the technical guide and the configuration handbook. Those
> > are both very
> > valuable!
> > Also: Did you try to use Yast2 to configure your network
> > card? What type
> > of configuration did you pick. I assume the cable modem
> > wants to do dhcp.
> > So you'll need to configure your card for that. If your card
> > configuration
> > is corrupt you can shut down your computer and remove the
> > card. Then boot
> > up - this will remove the card configuration. Then shut down
> > again, remove
> > the card and boot back up. Yast (either Yast1 - the text
> > utility or Yast2
> > - the graphical utility) will now show you the card that the system
> > detected. Then use Yast to configure your card for dhcp and
> > enter the AT&T
> > gateway and DNS info. Just click around Yast2 a bit and
> > you'll find what
> > you are looking for. I really found Yast the best and easiest Linux
> > configuration tool to date! Yast2 is still a bit buggy but
> > Yast1 works
> > beautifully.
> > Ferdinand
> > Yuko Jonah wrote:
> > > Hi all,
> > > Is anyone in the Denver area running suse linux 7.1
> > > and connected to the at&t cable modem. I need help for
> > > i seem not to be able to do this, i tried to configure
> > > my sys but can't even see the device eth0.
> > > I have Linksys Ether16 10baset lan card and Aopen card
> > > can someone help pls.
> > > contact phone # 303/5918731
> > >
> > > Thanks,
> > > yuko
> > >
> > > =====
> > > " Those who perpertrate evil on their fellow men shall
> > > be visited by evil."
> > > ---Kenule Saro-wiwa
> > >
> > > Yuko Jonah
> > > yuko_j at yahoo.com
> > >
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