I did it. Not sure how or why. But this is what I did:
BTW: I am using FC3 now, I open up a Terminal. Remember the link I posted, well it turns out I gedit the network device.
This is the code I entered:
opens up a gedit page
I changed a few things on it. LIke so:
and there you have it, I am able to surf the net at long last
[quote author=trickster link=board=2;threadid=10694;start=30#msg96245 date=1127661665]
Aha! I found this on Google Groups. It mentions an error where the firewall in Mandriva blocks you from getting an IP.
Basically, from the article, I take it you need to do this:
1. Stop the firewall:
2.Try to get DHCP lease.
/sbin/service shorewall stop
Let me know how it works.