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Re: [vox-tech] debian help


  • Subject: Re: [vox-tech] debian help
  • From: Chuck Polisher <cpolish@nMAPSs.net>
  • Date: Fri, 16 Mar 2001 08:03:08 -0800
  • References: 200103160739.f2G7dSW08033@sonic.net

netconfig might be the stuff.

William Kendrick wrote:
> 
> I just bought a new linux box and installed slink-and-a-half on it.
> (It had Win98 which I blew away already)
> 
> During the install, it asked about network config.  Since I did't have
> a cat-5 cable handy at the time, I told Deb's installer not to configure
> it.
> 
> I tried getting help on the #debian IRC channel but all I got back was
> "run 'man interfaces'".  That's useless, since the only files with the
> letters "interface" in them are a pair of text docs regarding the program
> "gv"!
> 
> They then told me that it should've been installed with the base
> install (btw, I picked the "Standard" install, out of all of the
> workstation, scientific, server, etc. pre-packaged choices)
> 
> Anyway, what I'd _prefer_ to do is somehow get access to the network
> config'er again (kinda like you can run "sndconfig" under RedHat and
> you get that same ugly red/blue screen that plays Linus's voice as a
> test sound like you do when you initially install RedHat).
> 
> Any ideas!?  I assume there's some package I need to install off
> the CD which got skipped.
> 
> BTW, the card is a DEC 21040 PCI.  (It's got a coaxial connector
> along with the cat-5!  Cool!)
> 
> Thx in advance!
> 
> -bill!
> (seriously considering just re-installing from scratch :^/ gpm's broke, too)


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