Re: Shaw cable Wave ... help!!

From: Darren Boyd <dboyd_at_no.spam.please>
Date: Tue Dec 16 1997 - 14:27:24 CST

Very very simple, actually.

You need to get a program called dhcpcd (dhcp client daemon). You can
get that program from my web site if you are running redhat. The rpm
is available here:

If you are using a different distribution, then check out the dhcpcd
home page at:

Get the program read the README for it (from the rpm it goes into
/usr/doc/dhcpcd...) then read the man page. Both of these docs are
short concise and complete.

When you are ready to surf fast faster (sorry) enter a command that
looks like this:
  dhcpcd eth1

You can get more adventerous with more options, they are in the docs.
Also, dhcpcd doesn't update your resolv.conf file, instead it creates
a /etc/dhcpcd/resolv.conf file, a link from /etc/resolv.conf to this
should suffice.

If you have any more questions, feel free to ask. The wave is awesome
by the way. I've only had it a week and am very very impressed.


On Tue, 16 Dec 1997, Keith Brown wrote:

> I just had Shaw cable install their Wave cable modem today for the free
> month trial. However, they have installed it for Windows 95 and not for
> Linux. How do I get it functioning with linux? The technician said
> something about DHCP which I have only a very fuzzy understanding of. If
> anyone has Linux up and running with Wave I'd really appreciate hearing
> about how you did it. Oh yes, which driver in Linux is used for Shaw's
> ethernet card (3Com XL, if I remember correctly).
> Keith
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