I've been using Solaris7 in a stand-alone configuration on my PC for the
last couple of months, but now would like to
configure the NIC so I can migrate completely to UNIX.
I have been reading some of the NIC configuration sheets for connecting
to DHCP (yanick, stokely, and rite) and have
run into the following:
1. Win 95/98 indicates I have an AMD PCNET nic.
A. docs.sun.com says that it is an Allied Telesyn AT-1500
B. Re-ran Configuration Assistant and selected Specific
1) AMD PCnet-ISA 79C960/PC-net-32
2) PCI - AMD79C970 PC Ethernet.
2. Following the configuration sheets:
A. Set up following files in /etc directory:
I'm assuming that the interface name is amd0
B. Did not have the hostname to put into /etc/default/dhcp
file, so copied a script from Riley into
echo "Setting hostname to $HOSTNAME... \c"
uname -S $HOSTNAME
2) Tried to set up a symbolic link in root and
system responded with:
/etc/init.d/set_hostname: cannot execute
3. During system re-boot, noted the following:
A. DHCP starting on primary interface amd0
B. ifconfig: no such interface such as amd0
4. Can't get the web browser to connect ot any web site.
Indicated "host unknown".
What have I done wrong and/or what should I do next?
Any assistance would be greatly appreicated!
regards -- mlcole