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  1. #1
    Linux User PsypherPunk's Avatar
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    Jan 2005
    Leeds, UK

    Problem getting an IP address

    Sometimes when booting up my Linux machine won't get a valid IP address. Currently the only way i know of to rectify this is to remove the network card from the setup (via YaST) and re-add it. It then works perfectly.

    Is there an easier solution? Some quicker way to re-register the PC on the network?
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    Sounds like you're using DHCP.. When you have a valid config, copy down the details, and then enter them as a static config instead.
    200mhz Pentium 1 with MMX, 128mb RAM, 10gb Seagate HDD. Beastly.

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    Just Joined! srerucha's Avatar
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    Jun 2005
    Brno, Czech republic
    Or simply try

    # rcnetwork restart

    .. but it's not really persistent solution.


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