hi linux friends

a dsl connection is provided to me ,i have a dsl modem
able to configure dhcp in win xp, to connect to internet.
when i start doing the same in fedora steps

a)
system -config-network
option dhcp
auotmatic finding dns provider
IP determing fails, dhcpd fails to start

log file /var/log/messages for an auto start........
Sep 27 17:45:30 localhost dhclient: DHCPDISCOVER on eth0 to 255.255.255.255 port 67 interval 8
Sep 27 17:45:38 localhost dhclient: DHCPDISCOVER on eth0 to 255.255.255.255 port 67 interval 15
Sep 27 17:45:53 localhost dhclient: DHCPDISCOVER on eth0 to 255.255.255.255 port 67 interval 16
Sep 27 17:46:09 localhost dhclient: DHCPDISCOVER on eth0 to 255.255.255.255 port 67 interval 11
Sep 27 17:46:20 localhost dhclient: No DHCPOFFERS received.

what is DHCPDISCOVER???

b)if i try another way
services dhcpd start
i have written in /etc/dhcpd.conf for dhcpd client
/var/log/messages shows following lines

Sep 27 17:56:48 localhost dhcpd: Internet Systems Consortium DHCP Server V3.0.2
Sep 27 17:56:48 localhost dhcpd: Copyright 2004 Internet Systems Consortium.
Sep 27 17:56:48 localhost dhcpd: All rights reserved.
Sep 27 17:56:48 localhost dhcpd: For info, please visit http://www.isc.org/sw/dhcp/
Sep 27 17:56:48 localhost dhcpd: Wrote 0 deleted host decls to leases file.
Sep 27 17:56:48 localhost dhcpd: Wrote 0 new dynamic host decls to leases file.
Sep 27 17:56:48 localhost dhcpd: Wrote 0 leases to leases file.
Sep 27 17:56:48 localhost dhcpd:
Sep 27 17:56:48 localhost dhcpd: Not configured to listen on any interfaces!
Sep 27 17:56:48 localhost dhcpd:
Sep 27 17:56:48 localhost dhcpd: If you did not get this software from ftp.isc.org, please
Sep 27 17:56:48 localhost dhcpd: get the latest from ftp.isc.org and install that before
Sep 27 17:56:48 localhost dhcpd: requesting help.
Sep 27 17:56:48 localhost dhcpd:
Sep 27 17:56:48 localhost dhcpd: If you did get this software from ftp.isc.org and have not
Sep 27 17:56:48 localhost dhcpd: yet read the README, please read it before requesting help.
Sep 27 17:56:48 localhost dhcpd: If you intend to request help from the dhcp-server@isc.org
Sep 27 17:56:48 localhost dhcpd: mailing list, please read the section on the README about
Sep 27 17:56:48 localhost dhcpd: submitting bug reports and requests for help.
Sep 27 17:56:48 localhost dhcpd:
Sep 27 17:56:48 localhost dhcpd:
Sep 27 17:56:48 localhost dhcpd: exiting.
Sep 27 17:56:48 localhost dhcpd: dhcpd startup failed

/etc /dhcpd.conf shows no errors but fails

what is Not configured to listen on any interfaces!??////

i will soon write my dhcpd.conf file in my next post

pls reply friends.............