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Re: Fedora core 3 install



Yes, I am hooked to a cable modem and broadband router

Thanks for your reply.

Regards,

Keith



--- Don Dupy <fedora maxxrad net> wrote:
> On Tue, 5 Apr 2005, Thomas Cameron wrote:
> 
> > On Mon, 2005-04-04 at 23:34 -0700, Keith Brentson
> wrote:
> >> Hello,
> >> I have just installed Fedora Core 3 on a Dell
> Inspiron
> >> 8600.  The Install seemed to go well until the
> first
> >> boot up. The system froze when it was trying to
> bring
> >> eth-0 up.  It did this several times. I have the
> newer
> >> version of the dell Inspiron 8600 with a Broadcom
> 440x
> >> integrated network controller.  I also have the
> ATI
> >> Mobility Radeon 9600 pro turbo.
> >> I am a complete Linux Newbie, and some of the
> >> explanations I've seen are definitely over my
> head.  I
> >> would appreciate if I could get some help, or be
> >> directed to a help source suitable to my level.
> >>
> >> Thank you,
> >>
> >> Keith
> >
> > Is your machine actually hooked up to a network? 
> Does that network have
> > a DHCP server on it (like maybe a broadband router
> or your ISP)?
> >
> > Thomas
> >
> >
> 
> I have my laptop set not to start eth0 at bootup.
> The network stuff will hang for a long time if it
> isn't connected to a 
> network and cannot get DHCP. Once it is booted up, I
> open a terminal and 
> type "ifup eth0" and that starts the ethernet card.
> 
> If you have KDE or Gnome installed, go into the
> network configuration, and 
> you can change the boot up parameters there.
> 
> Don Dupy
> 
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