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Re: [SLE] ifconfig why don't I have the command in bash
  • From: <dog@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 28 Aug 2001 10:52:16 -0500 (CDT)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.31.0108281051500.6588-100000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
or just do /sbin/ifconfig as a normal user and it will work

On Tue, 28 Aug 2001, Jack Malone wrote:

>At 04:06 PM 8/28/2001 +0200, neil briggs wrote:
>>Dear List Memebers,
>>I am trying to locate my linux systems ip address. I thought I could use the
>>ifconfig rth0 command that would return the ip address. The problem is that
>>the command is not found on my machine.
>>When using my colleagues machine I can use the command no problem. We are
>>under the deluded impression that we chose the same options during the
>>installation of suse 7.1.
>You have to be root to run this command, it want run under a normal user.
>log on as root an then ifconfig eth0 or as normal do su an give root
>password an then run the command.
>jack malone
>Network Administrator
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Chad Whitten
Network/Systems Administrator
Nexband Communications

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