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Old 11-27-2001
Question Getting ONLINE with Debian

ok i installed DEBIAN, and i cant get online.. so suppp. i ahve cable and it uses DHCP.
so i ahd red hat Smilie and i jsut type modprobe 8139too, dhcpcd eth0 and... i think thats it.. im pretty sure thats it. but NOW. i install DEBIAN type out my modprobe it works yah yah. then i type out 'dhcpcd eth0' and to my HORROR!!! i saw bash: dhcpcd command nout fould (or somethin like that) ...


so if any1 knows what i did rong, or why it didnt work (maybe i didnt isntall dhcp) ??

but anyways.. ide like some help.. you know Smilie
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Old 11-29-2001
have you tried

bash-2.05$ locate dhcpcd

you should get a bunch of stuff like this

/etc/dhcpc/dhcpcd-eth0.cache
/etc/dhcpc/dhcpcd-eth0.exe
/etc/dhcpc/dhcpcd-eth0.info
/sbin/dhcpcd <--------- binary we are looking for
/usr/doc/dhcpcd-1.3.20-pl0
....


Some systems dont have /sbin as a executable dir so you must use


bash-2.05$ /sbin/dhcpcd eth0

to launch the program
 
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