since I am connected wired, I thought I would paste the stuff in you wanted

[root@localhost mugs]# ifconfig -a
eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:08:74:050:57
inet addr:192.168.0.3 Bcast:192.168.0.255 Mask:255.255.255.0
UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST MTU:1500 Metric:1
RX packets:4435 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
TX packets:2449 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:1
collisions:0 txqueuelen:100
RX bytes:6015299 (5.7 Mb) TX bytes:165057 (161.1 Kb)
Interrupt:11 Base address:0xec80

eth1 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:09:5B:0D:26:EB
UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST MTU:1500 Metric:1
RX packets:0 errors:2908 dropped:2908 overruns:0 frame:2604
TX packets:9 errors:62 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
collisions:0 txqueuelen:100
RX bytes:0 (0.0 b) TX bytes:2664 (2.6 Kb)
Interrupt:3 Base address:0x100

lo Link encap:Local Loopback
inet addr:127.0.0.1 Mask:255.0.0.0
UP LOOPBACK RUNNING MTU:16436 Metric:1
RX packets:530 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
TX packets:530 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
collisions:0 txqueuelen:0
RX bytes:36716 (35.8 Kb) TX bytes:36716 (35.8 Kb)



[root@localhost mugs]# iwconfig
lo no wireless extensions.

eth0 no wireless extensions.

eth1 IEEE 802.11-DS ESSID:"" Nickname:"dhcppc2"
Mode:Managed Frequency:2.422GHz Access Point: 44:44:44:44:44:44
Bit Rate:2Mb/s Tx-Power=15 dBm Sensitivity:1/3
Retry min limit:8 RTS thrff Fragment thrff
Encryption keyff
Power Managementff
Link Quality:92/92 Signal level:5/153 Noise level:107/153
Rx invalid nwid:0 Rx invalid crypt:383 Rx invalid frag:0
Tx excessive retries:2685 Invalid misc:0 Missed beacon:0



[root@localhost mugs]# ifup eth1
Error for wireless request "Set Mode" (8B06) :
SET failed on device eth1 ; Invalid argument.
Determining IP information for eth1... done.
[root@localhost mugs]#


I dont HAVE to use Mandrake, I would be willing to try something else, if you have any suggestions...