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Re: [SLE] cable modem
  • From: Ken Schneider <suse-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 25 May 2005 07:40:27 -0400
  • Message-id: <1117021227.19067.2.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Wed, 2005-05-25 at 00:42 -0400, Mike McMullin wrote:
> On Wed, 2005-05-25 at 00:10, James F. Pirtle wrote:
> > Hello List;
> >
> > My SuSE 9.1 thinks it is on a 56K dial up modem. It is really hooked up to
> > Warner Cable's Road Runner service.
> >
> > Any suggestion on the best way to get the correct setup? The current modem is
> > a Toshiba PCX 1000 and there is a Linksys cable DSL router between the box
> > and the modem. Not married to either piece of equipment and could change if
> > necessary.
> Have the router handle the connection and DHCP. Go into yast and
> locate the section for network card "Choose the setup method"
> I'm using "Automatic address setup (via DHCP). Click the next button
> Host name is set to the name of your computer. As you can see mine is
> P-733. Select a suitable Domain Name, don't use a real domain name
> unless you have it registered, even then I'm not sure if it won't cause
> problems, perhaps someone will know. Click the update name servers and
> search list via DHCP, for the Name Server your's will most likely be
>, it's the same intranet address that you use to configure
> the router with.

The Linksys router will be your default route but -not- your nameserver.
Use the name servers provided by your ISP. The default address for
linksys routers is or at least it is for the two I have

> Click OK, and follow through to the end. That ought
> to do it.
> Mike

Ken Schneider
UNIX since 1989, linux since 1994, SuSE since 1998

"The day Microsoft makes something that doesn't suck is probably
the day they start making vacuum cleaners." -Ernst Jan Plugge

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