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# 1  
Old 10-07-2001
cofiguring cable modem in red hat 7.1

It was easy in mandrake, but i don't know how in red hat. I have an Allied Telesyn AT2400/ET

If it's possible in mandrake then i know it's possible in red hat.
# 2  
Old 10-08-2001
Is the cable modem plugged into a network card in your computer? If so, you can configure that network card using "linuxconf" or "ifconfig"
# 3  
Old 10-11-2001
I use RedHat with cable modem.
Quote:
Is the cable modem plugged into a network card in your computer? If so, you can configure that network card using "linuxconf" or "ifconfig"
If you have dynamic ip maybe you just have to configure you net card with pump:

#pump -i <your net interface>

Hope it helps
Regards
Smilie
# 4  
Old 10-11-2001
sorry i miss a word. should be:

#pump -i (here goes your net interface)
# 5  
Old 10-14-2001
similar question

Hi,

I am having similar problem. I have a Red Hat Linux 7 on PC and was trying very hard to setup internet connection.

I use a router with out-of-box DHCP configuration. The thing is my Red Hat Linux PC would not detect anything from my eth0.

I tried netconfig and selected DHCP option, then a message "sending request for IP information..." showed up. I waited for a while then the message disappeared and I still did not see any IP information.

I tried pump -s and pump -i eth0 but they all returned "Operation failed"

I also tried netcfg, netconf, and ifconfig, but nothing worked out.

It's just frustrating because I changed my Linux Hard Drive to a Windows Hard Drive and I have access to the Internet so I know my router setup is fine and it has to be my Linux setup.

I would appreciate if anyone could help me!

Jay
# 6  
Old 10-14-2001
Tools answer to my own question

What caused my problem: my NIC does not support Linux.

How I found out: ifconfig -a and notice both my TX and RX are 0 and my TX receives lots of errors.

So I get another Netword Interface Card and tried again.

It feels sooooooooooo good surfing the Internet using my Red Hat Linux!!!

Jay

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