Does Arachne detect the packet driver?

As soon Arachne detects the packet driver it should be able to setup
itself with DHCP.

Try to create your own bootdisk and ensure to load the correct packet
driver before.


kurt godel schrieb:
> Tried from ubcd(the older, not windows)using three different booters,
> including freedos with arachne; as far
> as I can tell, they all have the broadcom type drivers onboard(?), which I
> selected from a long menu.
> The arachne would not work. I then downloaded the latest arachne, and,
> booting from a startup disk to
> run it in dos mode, went through the wizard for setup. At some point the
> wizard said it had managed to
> load the driver, but it still could not establish tcp/ip connection. The
> machine in question uses a nic card
> through a router to a cable modem, using Broadcom type drivers. Please note
> that the machine is recent
> ,2007, athlon 64; also, it dual boots windows and ubuntu linux. Also note
> that I no longer install the Broadcom
> drivers from the dell resource cd, and this is done to ensure that windows
> *cannot* access the internet. The
> ubuntu has it's own drivers builtin. I even tried to setup arachne manually,
> and was stymied by "please do
> not specify the default IP"! This is the only IP I can determine, the one
> for the router. I'm sure there is
> something I am not getting. kurt  <>.
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