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Old 07-05-2004, 02:19 PM   #1
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Dsl connection


Hi,

i have just upgraded my isdn internet connection with a DSL one. I have made all the necessary connections with my pc and now i can browse the internet but only in windows.

My dsl router is jetspeed 520i and it has two available interfaces - USB and Ethernet. In windows both of them are working. In linux of course i'm trying to use the ethernet because there are no usb drivers.

When i first installed the router in linux - before making it work in windows - i typed in mozilla the ip address of my router xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx. Then, i got the interface of the router and the available configurations. I wasn't sure how to install it, so i changed to windows and tried the same thing. I installed it and now it is working. Now when i write the ip of the router in the browser i get
The connection was refused when attempting to contact xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx.

I have Suse 9.1 Professional and my ethernet controller is on my motherboard MSI Neo-Fisr2. At boot i get a message that eth xxx No interface - failed but even with this message the first time i could run the router configuration.

How can i check my ethernet controller and why is that message in the browser showing all the time?

I used Yast to configure the dsl router and because it was not found by the system i configured it manually. Can i check my dsl router with a program?

Thanks!
 
Old 07-05-2004, 09:58 PM   #2
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Could it be a DHCP or DNS problem? Please post the output from the following commands:

ifconfig -a
route
cat /etc/resolv.conf
cat /etc/hosts
 
Old 07-06-2004, 01:45 AM   #3
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It sounds more like your ethernet card isn't being configured by your kernel properly.
 
Old 07-08-2004, 08:49 AM   #4
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Well, i updated my bios and now i don't have this failed in the ethernet section. Instead of this i have the correct type of my controller. I changed a little the settings of the network cards to configure it and now i don't get the previous message in my browser. Now, when i type the ip of my router in the address of my browser, after a while i get
The operation timed out when attempting to contact xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx.

I ran the commands you told me and the result is

linux:/home/ioannidis # ifconfig -a
eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:0C:76:28:AF:9A
inet addr:192.168.1.1 Bcast:192.168.1.255 Mask:255.255.255.0
inet6 addr: fe80::20c:76ff:fe28:af9a/64 Scope:Link
UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST MTU:1500 Metric:1
RX packets:3 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
TX packets:26 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000
RX bytes:192 (192.0 b) TX bytes:1890 (1.8 Kb)
Base address:0xac00 Memory:ff8e0000-ff900000
lo Link encap:Local Loopback
inet addr:127.0.0.1 Mask:255.0.0.0
inet6 addr: ::1/128 Scope:Host
UP LOOPBACK RUNNING MTU:16436 Metric:1
RX packets:68 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
TX packets:68 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
collisions:0 txqueuelen:0
RX bytes:4600 (4.4 Kb) TX bytes:4600 (4.4 Kb)

sit0 Link encap:IPv6-in-IPv4
NOARP MTU:1480 Metric:1
RX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
TX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
collisions:0 txqueuelen:0
RX bytes:0 (0.0 b) TX bytes:0 (0.0 b)

linux:/home/ioannidis # route
Kernel IP routing table
Destination Gateway Genmask Flags Metric Ref Use Iface
192.168.1.0 * 255.255.255.0 U 0 0 0 eth0
link-local * 255.255.0.0 U 0 0 0 eth0
loopback * 255.0.0.0 U 0 0 0 lo
default linux.site 0.0.0.0 UG 0 0 0 eth0
linux:/home/ioannidis # cat /etc/resolv.conf
domain site
linux:/home/ioannidis # cat /etc/hosts
#
# hosts This file describes a number of hostname-to-address
# mappings for the TCP/IP subsystem. It is mostly
# used at boot time, when no name servers are running.
# On small systems, this file can be used instead of a
# "named" name server.
# Syntax:
#
# IP-Address Full-Qualified-Hostname Short-Hostname
#

127.0.0.1 localhost

# special IPv6 addresses
::1 localhost ipv6-localhost ipv6-loopback

fe00::0 ipv6-localnet

ff00::0 ipv6-mcastprefix
ff02::1 ipv6-allnodes
ff02::2 ipv6-allrouters
ff02::3 ipv6-allhosts
192.168.1.1 linux.site linux
linux:/home/ioannidis #
.

Do you have any ideas?

Thanks for your replies!
 
Old 08-08-2004, 05:45 AM   #5
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Try this

I am using the same modem and the following steps work for me:
1. ifconfig eth0 192.168.1.2
2. open "http://192.168.1.1/hag/pages/home.ssi" in the browser (for some reason web interface comes really faster this way).

By the way 192.168.1.1 comes very very slow when using Mozilla on windows and linux. And Explorer doesn't have this problem. So this is probably problem with Mozilla (and by the way Konqueror, links and possibly many more).

Last edited by aleksas_m; 08-08-2004 at 07:08 AM.
 
Old 08-08-2004, 05:16 PM   #6
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Thanks,

i did a clean install because i had some more problems and now it is ok.

If it becomes an issue again i'll try your commands!
 
  


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