[ubuntu-uk] ubuntu server edition
rmcw at allmail.net
Tue Dec 5 21:02:04 GMT 2006
On Tue, 05 Dec 2006 20:48:58 +0000
"Colin Humphrey" <c.humphrey_00 at hotmail.co.uk> wrote:
> Only one computer I have tried it on has passed both steps. I have
> tried installation with brand new and 2nd hand computers. In these
> instances ethernet detection was found but dhcp autoconfiguration
> failed. Is this uncommon? Would it still be possible to
> network/ping with only ethernet detection and no dhcp?
Wired networking doesn't usually pose any problems, have all these
tests been with the same DHCP server?
You can certainly set up networking without DHCP you just have to pick
IP addresses for the machines yourself and tell them where the internet
gateway and DNS servers are.
Robert McWilliam rmcw at allmail.net www.ormiret.com
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