Bryan A Zimmer wrote: > Hello. > > I have a computer with Comcast.net as my ISP. My Ethernet cable goes > from the network interface to the cable modem. > > I have another computer with the same setup and DHCP is no problem. > > On the problem computer, the card does not acquire an Ethernet address, > and I don't know enough about DHCP in Linux to configure the client > software or configure the Ethernet card. > > Can anyone point me in the right direction? The non-working computer is > a standard x86_64 machine with a RealTek "8139too". I compared the > scripts and configuration I could find, but got nowhere. > > The giveaway is theat the "PCLiNK" on the modem does not illuminate > (meaning there is no signal from the ethernet card to the cable modem). > > The thing is, in WindowsXP, this same computer works fine, > 5 copies of the message? Isn't that a bit excessive? -- Black Holes are Where God Divided by Zero.
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