Re: Networking Help

J.H. (jasonp@dojo.nightcrawler.com)
Mon, 8 Mar 1999 14:57:57 -0800 (PST)


Hi Justin,

What network card are you using?
Do any of the LEDs on network card indicate anything? link, traffic, etc?

You do have to configure the network card under Linux. A driver will be
needed within the kernel or loaded as a module.

Regards,
Jason Peterson

On Mon, 8 Mar 1999, J.H. wrote:

> Ok. I have a linux box up and working great. I add a network card and
> a hub, but I can't even get the two to communicate or even for a light
> to show on the hub. I know the hub, cable and NIC are all fine because
> they work ok in my Windows machine. What else do I have to do? I tried
> using the network configurator to make the card "active" but that didn't
> seem to get any results. Do I have to enter IP information? My goal is
> to get the Linux box working on the hub so that I can have my Windows
> machine communicate with it. I guess I need help from the ground up if
> anyone has done this before.
>
> Thanks!
>
> Justin
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