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==Set host name/IP==
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== Need to replace this part about IP address aliasing with netctl ==
Shouldn't the hosts file include the local static IP address and computer name along with the loopback version?
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- [[User:KitchM|KitchM]] 02:54, 1 June 2009 (EDT)
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:Does anybody have more info on this? - [[User:Aaahaaap|Aaahaaap]] 11:22, 2 November 2009 (EST)
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::I sure wish someone did. - [[User:KitchM|KitchM]] 18:43, 2 November 2009 (EST)
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==dhcpdc==
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Configuration presented here isn't working.
The following section and statement are unclear:
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"Other option
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If for some reason dhcpcd eth0 fails, install dhclient (pacman -Sy dhclient) and use 'dhclient eth0' instead. "
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Exactly how would one know that "dhcpcd eth0" failed?
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- [[User:KitchM|KitchM]] 02:29, 1 June 2009 (EDT)
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==Troubleshooting Ping==
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The section entitled Troubleshooting should probably include a section to address the problem of ping not working correctly.
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- [[User:KitchM|KitchM]] 02:36, 1 June 2009 (EDT)
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== Needs cleanup ==
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The hostname portion fails to explain whether or not the quotation marks around the name is required.  The next example does not have them.  Either way, it must be explained.
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We are left with another question; is it listed in hosts under the loopback address only, or also included in the standard IP address?
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Under IP Aliasing we are missing the explanation of what it is and why one would use it.
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Regarding the TCP window scaling, what does the following phrase mean:
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"Or you can try to remove one of your RAM sticks (yes, sir)."
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Let's clean this up, everyone.
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Thanks.
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Revision as of 11:33, 17 September 2013

Need to replace this part about IP address aliasing with netctl

Configuration presented here isn't working.