[wellylug] Help with Router connection
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
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.
> 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
> 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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