Cable modem?

James Drabb JDrabb at
Wed Nov 20 05:12:21 PST 2002

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Lee Hancock [mailto:Lee at] 
> Sent: Wednesday, November 20, 2002 7:43 AM
> To: blfs-support at
> Subject: Cable modem?
> Just had a cable modem installed, and having trouble setting 
> it up in within
> Linux. It works in windows, on the USB port and Ethernet 
> port. Can anyone
> point me in the right direction to get it work in Linux?
> Cheers for any help.

I have a cable modem as well.  You should connect the cable modem
to your network card directly and skip the USB stuff.  Once you
have it connected, you then need to "get" your IP.  Read the dchpcd.txt
hint at
This will walk you through installing and setting up the
dhcp client which will get your IP for you and setup your

Jim Drabb
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James Drabb JR
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