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post Nov 12 2002, 10:09 AM
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Whats this Lie-nix Thing?

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I am dual booting SUSE 8.0 with WIN XP pro - I can connect to the internet fine with win xp

I am unable to connect to the internet with SUSE

My computer is networked through a Linksys router and I am configuring SUSE DHCP - when I take the router out of the picture SUSE is able to obtain an ip, but I am still unable to browse - when I hook the router back up I am unable to obtain an ip and unable to browse

In both cases I am able to ping localhost
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post Nov 13 2002, 09:02 AM
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RMS is my Hero

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if win xp is set to dhcp and the router is not...then win xp wont be able to get an ip address to connect to the internet....
to fix your linux either need to set your router to serve out ip addresses and leave your linux box as dhcp or set give your linux
box a static ip address.

what do you mean by your router is not set to mean by
that the router wont give out ip addresses like a dhcp server would do..OR..that you have a ip assigned to you by your ISP for the WAN side of your router and that is DHCP


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