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Re: Cable Modem DHCP & RH 6.1 Problems



On Sat, Sep 23, 2000 at 02:23:07PM -0400, Jason Oppel wrote:
> I am currently having problems getting my RH 6.1 box to connect to my cable
> internet service (Road Runner [Greensboro, NC]).  Supposedly vanilla DHCP
> should work ok but I'm having problems.
> 
> Here's what happens... I try to grab an IP using pump with:
> pump -i eth0
> shell spits out "Operation Failed."
> ifconfig reveals after this that eth0 is not up (of course).

Do you have an assigned hostname? If so you need to pass that:

 pump -h $HOSTNAME
 

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