Unable to connect to LAN from inside an LFS system

Jibon Doley jibondoley at gmail.com
Tue Oct 10 08:51:50 PDT 2006


On 10/10/06, Nikolai <brkamikaze at gmail.com> wrote:
> Did you install the DHCP client daemon? It is needed if Qemu has DHCP
> enabled. Otherwise, you need to learn to use ifconfig; but my guess is
> that it uses DHCP if the livecd detected the network. Pings don't work
> until you get a valid IP.
>
> You can find the DHCPCD or DHClient on the BLFS book.

I have not installed the DHCP client. Is not it possible to connect to
a network from the LFS system alone without installing packages from
BLFS?

> 2006/10/10, Jibon Doley <jibondoley at gmail.com>:
> > I have sucessfully completed building a LFS 6.2 system using the
> > Livecd (as a guest OS inside a Qemu virtual machine instance). The
> > problem now is that I can't connect to my LAN or  even to my host
> > system from my new LFS system (running under Qemu). I tried pinging my
> > host system's ip address but I got a message saying Network is
> > unreachable.The Live cd had no such problem
> > and I could connect to my LAN and host system.
> >  Could anyone, please , suggest a workaround for these.
> >  The Qemu is emulating a Realtek RTL-8029 card and it is getting
> > detected as eth0 by my LFS system.
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