Re: how to use external router?
From: Joseph A. Nagy, Jr. (pagan_prince_at_bigfire-hsv.org)
To: email@example.com Date: Sat, 20 Dec 2003 10:30:47 -0600
On Saturday 20 December 2003 10:26 am, Jeff Waltermire wrote:
> Greetings All,
> I am coming to Debian after using SUSE for a couple of years because
> I want to easily update packages. I am very used to the YAST program
> to help setup things.
> I have a cable modem and a D-Link 614+ router that work fine in SUSE
> and WinXP. I would like to use that on my Debian Box but how do I
> set up Debian to use my gateway of 192.168.0.1 (D-link router)?
> Where do I setup that my eth0 as being 192.168.0.6/255.255.255.0 on
> my LAN?
> Sorry for such newbie questions. I have poked around the /etc/
> directory and even ran an "ifconfig eth0 192.168.0.6 netmask
> 255.255.255.0 -up at a root command prompt but it returned something
> like "ifconfig command not recognized."
> Any help is much appreciated.
I pretty much use DHCP even though I have an external router as well. I
find that to be the easiest solution to home networking.
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