problem with network

gb spam gbofspam at
Sun Dec 4 16:01:18 UTC 2005

On 12/4/05, João Gomes <jg at> wrote:
> I installed Fedora
> But now I have a problem with the network.
> I can't receive the IP address by DHCP.
> When it's starting the network, it shows me a message saying Invalid
> Argument.

what version of fedora is this?

some things that will help diagnose the problem:

assuming you only have 1 network card, what does the following give
you (as root)
   ifup eth0

can you post the contents of /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0
? (if you have 2 network cards, the ifcfg-eth1 will be needed too)

do you get the same error if you do
   ifup lo

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