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Re: Newbie problem - Ethernet card configuration

Manisha Sathe kirjoitti viestissään (lähetysaika keskiviikko, 27. 
heinäkuuta 2005 01:12):

> Yes u r right i just need to get IP address from
> server. Mine is a normal home based laptop.
> Cable modem is: Scientific Atlanta DPC2100 Series,
> WebStar Cable Modem. I searched for online manual and
> it is written that for Ethernet connection it supports
> Win95 above and Mac OS.
> If i am not wrong is it to say that cable modem is
> designed only for Windows and Mac?

I used to have a Scientific Atlanta cable modem (don't remember 
the exact model), it worked perfectly with my Linux system. 
Cable modems with Ethernet connections don't need any special 
support or configuration in Linux, what you need to do is 
configure your Ethernet card and your Internet connection will 
work. Use the "system-config-network" command.

 Markku Kolkka
 markku kolkka iki fi

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