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Re: [SLUG] optus-cable debian install



On Fri, Jun 08, 2001 at 12:22:01 +1000, David Kempe wrote:

> I am trying to set up a another debian box here to use as a gateway. I
> wanted to install directly off the web as I have a optus@nospam.home connection and
> no cds or cdburner.
> The default DHCP request from the debian installer fails of course, so I
> switch to the second console and attempt to use pump manually to try get an
> IP address.
> If I do a pump -h co3xxxxxx-a -i eth0 It doesn't work. Console 4 spits out a
> PUMP: sending discover then a whole lot of breq: dhcp messages like opcode
> hw etc.

try using dhclient or dhcpcd instead of pump.  both of those
work (at least they did for me); the one time i used pump, i
never got it to work (even with -h), so i chucked it out and
used dhclient/dhcpcd instead.


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