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Re: [SLUG] optus-cable debian install



Try dhcpcd if you have it - it works for me. My command line is
dhcpcd -h co3xxxxxxx-a. 
I'm not familiar with pump, but I'd guess that it doesn't send a 
client id, just a hostname request.

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.
> I have booted off the rescue disk and worked through the install up to the
> part where i need to get the network card working.
> 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.
> It doenst get any reply. I know the network card works and I have link etc,
> I just don't know why pump doesnt work.

Len Walter

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