troubleshooting Question

FC4 - DHCP fails to get DNS

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Hi, I have a small network behind a Netgear RO318 which acts as DHCP server. I was running FC2 and all worked well. I just upgraded to FC4 and now DHCP will give me an IP address but not DNS. There is no /etc/resolv.conf file. (Does DHCP create this file on the fly?) I can ping an IP address 'ping', but this fails 'ping'. Here is my /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0:

# Intel Corp.|82557/8/9 [Ethernet Pro 100]

All other computers on the network have no problem. My Fedora machine is setup as a server so I have no GUI interface.


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