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30th January 2004, 08:42 AM
my desktop doesnt get an ip from the cable modem but it can get the modems mac addy

30th January 2004, 02:51 PM
does your connection required hostname?

6th February 2004, 10:31 AM
Try resetting and rebooting the cable modem. Also make sure all lights are showing correctly on the modem and a link light on the network card. Then restart network services. Are there any relevant error messages being reported? Check /var/log/messages and /var/log/dmesg.