[wellylug] Help with Router connection

Joseph joseph at paradise.net.nz
Sun May 16 22:01:45 NZST 2004


Oh .. actually for Redhat 9.. best to try the GUI tool.. trust me to  
chose the hard way
http://www.redhat.com/docs/manuals/linux/RHL-9-Manual/custom-guide/ch- 
network-config.html

Heh.

On 16/05/2004, at 9:31 PM, Joseph wrote:

>
> On 16/05/2004, at 8:44 PM, Dave Elliott wrote:
>
>> I  purchased  a  Router  to  network  2  computers  together  on   
>> Internet.One is  an  HP2.2gig  on  Windows XP  and   the  other  
>> IBM300  runs  Redhat9.Plugged  in  Router  on  the  HP  first  but   
>> it  wouldnt  connect  to  Internet so  I  could  set  up  the   
>> Wizard. Rechecked   connections  etc  and  still  wont  connect. I   
>> ran  through  the  connection  wizard  on  XP  and  could  not  see   
>> why  connection  is  not  happening. Disconnected  it  for  now  to   
>> send  for  help. Followed  the  manual  to  plug  it  in  and  typed   
>> in  IP  address  in  browser  bar  but  no  go.I Haven't  tried  to   
>> connect  the  other  computer  yet  until  I  sought  out  this  HP   
>> and  Router  connection  first.
>>
>> Dave
>
> In RedHat (and Windows), try setting network connection to ask for an  
> ip address via dhcp - assuming The Router (of unspecified lineage)  
> handles dhcp - setup should be little more than plug in and go.
>
> for Redhat docs try  
> http://www.redhat.com/docs/manuals/linux/RHL-9-Manual/custom-guide/s1- 
> dhcp-configuring-client.html
> in windows it's be an option in the network control panel to  
> automatically discover setting... (don't have an XP box to try).
>
> Once the machines are in the same subnet as the router (192.168.....  
> etc) you should be able to connect to router in any web browser..
>
> Good luck - but with dhcp should be e c.
>
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