[SWLUG] connecting through LAN

Dick Bain dick at towy71.uklinux.net
Tue Apr 2 18:25:46 UTC 2002

Hi guys
persuaded my son of this handyness of using linux for penetration 
testing but he has a problem that is beyond me! Below is the email he sent

Ok linux expert.
> I'm trying to configure my mandrake installation to connect through a 
> default gateway to the internet, i know the connection works cos im on it 
> now in win NT, and i'm using the same dns and gateway and IPaddy settings.. 
> the network card selected is the right one.. but it wont connect
> ...
> am i missing something obvious? or what?

id you can think of anything to help he can be contacted at 
nathanbain at hotmail.com
thanks in advance

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