[lug] Qwest DSL and Microsoft

Taz feenix at ticnet.com
Sat Aug 4 11:53:22 MDT 2001

I'm using Mandrake 8.0.  Thx for the info, I'll look into it.


Calvin Dodge wrote:

> Taz wrote:
> >
> > Just as an FYI, I use ATT @ home.  So far no problems, but I can't seems
> > to figure out DHCP (or pump).  What I did, was go into M$98 and get the
> > ip adress.  I hardcoded linux for the ip.  It has work for about 2 mos
> > now.  I wonder how long I'll be able to keep the ip...
> The IP address _may_ be relatively stable - my brother's @Home-connected
> computer has had the same address for almost a year.
> Which Linux distro are you using? Under RH 7.1, you can put
> "DHCP_HOSTNAME=systemname" in /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0 (where
> "systemname" is the computer name the AT&T plugged into Windows), if eth0 is
> the interface which connects to the cable modem.
> For some other distro you may have to modify
> /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifup to give your computer's name to AT&T's DHCP
> server.
> Calvin
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