Is it possible to manually activate an eth0 connection? - Partially SOLVED!
Joep L. Blom
jlblom at neuroweave.nl
Wed Jan 21 23:08:22 UTC 2009
Bas Roufs wrote:
> Dear Derek, Eberhard and Everybody
> Thx. again for your useful feedback.
> This sounds good. I transferred a copy of dhclient.conf from the
> laptop to the desktop. Than, I compared each time several lines of the
> copy file with the 'original' dhclient.conf file at the laptop. By
> doing so, it became clear that the dhclient.conf files at both
> machines are already exactly the same now; probably because of the
> distro updating carried out at the laptop via Adept update manager, a
> few hours ago.
> 'WLAN': how can I check whether my laptop offers this? Is there any
> terminal check command which can reveal it?
> Respectfully yours,
As you have trouble to obtain the nameservers (DNS) simple command can
be used in the resolv.conf file in /etc.
My /etc/resolv.conf file (on my firewall) is :
The first is my local nameserver (not using bind but a special version
of dnsmasque) and the important command is search name of the provider.
Im my case even although chello is replaced by upc it still works.
The other ones are nameservers with other providers but are actually
If one of my systems sends a request it is received by my local
nameserver and handed down to the external nameserver with my provlder.
In your case it would be something like "search telfort.nl" (without the
You actually can use my resolv.conf ( with the exeption of the local
nameserver address) but the upc nameservers are not in the domain of
your (internet) ip-address.
Hope this helps.
More information about the ubuntu-users