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hi

my pc is winxp / fedora 1 duel boot.

i was on dial-up internet, connecting to the internet on both win & linux ok.

i just hooked up my new adsl, and i can only access the internet thru windows.

the adsl modem i have does the username/password authentication, is a dhcp server and has an ip of 192.168.1.1.

in both win & linux i set eth0 to obtain ip automatically from the adsl modem. both obtain 192.168.1.2.

can someone please help me out in getting thru to the internet with my fedora installation? gateway settings or something?

thanks

ashley
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Run redhat-config-network-druid and choose the xadsl connection type. Follow the instructions.
Oh and what model adsl modem do you have? Does it have a network interface or is it usb? Only some usb models are actually supported by linux.

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its a netcomm nb1300, connected by ethernet crossover cable to my nic.
the modem itself connects using pppoe.
i'll logout of windoze and try the redhat-config-network-druid, see how i go!

thanks

ashley
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hi

thanks for the replies...

i just had to add to /etc/resolve.conf:

search www.myisp.com
nameserver 192.168.1.1

and all works.

thanks jlevie.

ashley
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