How to get network set up correctly?

Steve Purdy spurdy at yahoo.com
Sun Mar 24 14:55:58 PST 2002


I added the nameserver line to resolv.conf (after creating it) and
that did the trick.  

Sorry if this should have been posted elsewhere, but thanks for all
your help!

Steve

--- Jeroen Coumans <jeroencoumans at gmx.net> wrote:
> On Sunday 24 March 2002 06:31, Steve Purdy wrote:
> > Everything seems to come up fine during boot.  Do I have
> something
> > setup wrong in one of these files, or am I missing something
> else?
> 
> You've missed some additional steps:
> - add the IP address of your win98 server to /etc/hosts
> - add this info to /etc/resolv.conf:
> nameserver <ipadress of win98 box>
> With the command you tell Linux to connect via win98. 
> route add default gw <ipadress of win98 box> eth0
> 
> PS this is all from memory, so I don't know if the info is 
> complete/correct. But this is how I got it to work. If it doesn't
> help, 
> you should try searching the mailinglist (blfs-support, where this 
> question belongs btw), that's how I got the info.
> HTH
> 
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> Groeten/Greetings, 
> Jeroen Coumans
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