[Novalug] Connecting CentOS 5.3 on a netbook
beartooth at Beartooth.Info
Mon Apr 27 10:26:40 EDT 2009
On Sun, 26 Apr 2009, David A. Cafaro wrote:
> Well the big thing we need to know is if you see things like:
> Tell us the names you see.
> Also run this command:
> And let's see what the differences are in what is listed.
Alas! All I get is :
[btth at EeePC701Cent ~]$ /sbin/ifconfig
lo Link encap:Local Loopback
inet addr:127.0.0.1 Mask:255.0.0.0
inet6 addr: ::1/128 Scope:Host
UP LOOPBACK RUNNING MTU:16436 Metric:1
RX packets:8 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
TX packets:8 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
RX bytes:560 (560.0 b) TX bytes:560 (560.0 b)
[btth at EeePC701Cent ~]$
> Basically we're just trying to see what interfaces your system
> thinks you have. Hopefully you have an eth0 listed (likely
> your wired connection), and possibly a wlan0 or wifi0 listed
> (your wireless connection). lo will be the one with 127.0.0.1
> in it that's your localhost interface and you should always
> have that one.
Fwiw, all the same hardware, running DreamLinux 3.5 a few
minutes ago, saw both eth0 and the usual three wireless networks
(mine and, presumably, two of the neighbors').
Beartooth Implacable, Curmudgeonly Codger Learning Linux
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