Using CDROMs and Installaing Softwares

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Using CDROMs and Installaing Softwares

Postby najamss » Sun May 04, 2003 1:35 pm

Hi,

Kindly let me know how do I use CDROM and install software in Linux?

And what are the commands to test LAN connectivity like ping aur connectivity of LAN?
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to install...and to ound cdrom

Postby farhanksa » Mon May 05, 2003 1:19 am

aoa
in linux shell u have to mound ur cdrom device on any directory

make any directory or mount it on any exisating directory

mount /dev /cdrom

it will mount ur cdrom
and u can access it by cd /mnt/cdrom

ther r many kidn of s/w formats to install...
widely available for redhat is rpm
to install rpm use rpm -i rpm-name
do look at man rpm
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Postby Saadi » Fri May 16, 2003 12:55 am

for LAN connectivity, use ping by hostname or ip address. make sure your machine is setup right, cable is connected, LAN card is detected and working. for example, check the following files:

/etc/hosts (see if you can ping the loopback address or the ip of your machine)
/etc/resolv.conf (here is your dns nameserver and domain is listed)
/etc/sysconfig/network (for hostname, gateway and ipaddress)
/etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0 (NIC script ...if one NIC present)
run route commands (see man for route)
run netstat -a or -r or -n (see man for netstat)
to setup networking from a commandline, try
netconfig, and type in correct ip, mask, gateway and dns
make sure your LAN card is detected, run lspci
make sure your cable is good and connected right
after configuration is completed, run service network restart, service xinetd restart or reboot the machine
ping afterwards..to check connectivity...


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