[lug] DHCP Question

thad thad.mailist at gmail.com
Wed Aug 23 15:52:44 MDT 2006


Can you please post what ifconfig -a shows.

On 8/23/06, Bill Thoen <bthoen at gisnet.com> wrote:
> I just installed Fedora Core 5 as a workstation using pretty much the
> default settings. This morning the machine was running Windows XP and
> the DHCP connection to the internet was working fine (i.e. all hardware
> and connections were okay.) But for some reason FC5 isn't geting a DHCP
> connection. It recognizes the eth0 card, but seems to hang trying to get
> IP information and then fails to connect.
> Since I know all the hardware was okay, I assume this is due to some
> configuration setting that I don't know about. I'm sort of new to this,
> so I don't even know what to look for or what info to report to get
> help. Can someone get me started?
> I did notice in in the Gnome "Network proxy" that it's set to "direct
> connection to the Internet" and I don't think that's right, but I don't
> know what to change it to, if I should change it at all.
> TIA,
> - Bill Thoen
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