Re: omitted networking stuff
Date: Tue, 19 Jul 2005 20:12:59 GMT
Moe Trin wrote:
> In the Usenet newsgroup comp.os.linux.networking, in article
> <email@example.com>, Allan Adler wrote:
>>The installation CD's I used to install RH 7 some time ago don't seem
>>to include the stuff one needs for networking. I found that out when I
>>tried to set of a network involving two of my machines at the time.
> Never mind that RH7 is quite obsolete (7.3 is marginally supported by
> fedoralegacy.org, but otherwise support ended in 2003), I find this a
> bit hard to believe. Networking is a pretty integral part of any *nix
> system, and even a base install should install the stuff needed to
> get an Ethernet network up.
> What do you feel is missing?
>>These CD's were sent to me by a friend and I don't know where he got them.
>>Anyway, this raises the general question of which distributions include all
>>the stuff one needs for networking. For example, do the RH distributions that
>>come with the Howard Sams books on different RH releases contain all that one
>>needs for networking?
> I've never seen a main line distribution that didn't.
> Old guy
RH 7 *did* have networking included - maybe the installation CD
of the OP is crippled. I used RH7 until abandoned it in favour
Nobody should attempt to install RH7 anywhere anymore.
tauno voipio (at) iki fi
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