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Re: Internet setup problem.



On Fri, 2007-09-28 at 01:07 -0400, Ric Moore wrote:
> On Wed, 2007-09-26 at 16:37 -0500, Aaron Konstam wrote:
> > On Wed, 2007-09-26 at 21:08 +0530, Rohan Kulkarni wrote:
> > > Hello,
> > >         I have installed Fedora 7 on my system and am not able to
> > > setup by internet connection.I use a static IP to connect to the
> > > internet.I entered the IP address,subnet mask and Default Gateway in
> > > the space provided in Network Manager.But still am not able to connect
> > > to the net.What should I do? 
> > > -- 
> > At the present time NM only works for DHCP connections not for machines
> > that use a static ip.
> 
> Huh, worked just fine in FC6. I set my dsl-modem to "pass-through mode"
> to allow the net to see my machine. Then I set my server static IP
> address and nameservers IP addresses, plus my DNSdomainname and all was
> peachy, until NM started appending the domainname to local. A hand edit
> of /etc/hosts fixed that snafu. Haven't tried it using FC7 though. Ric
> 
You tell us everything except what I want to hear. I am   I heard on the
NM-list that NM does not work with static ips. Now are you saying your
local machine had an ip set on the machine and that was how it was
reached by the network on the other side of the DSL router?
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