Network problem Installing Debian on Sony Vaio VGN.FE21M
I've been having several problems installing Debian on a Sony Vaio VGN-FE21M. The one problem I've not been able to solve after googling and checking several manuals is to make the network run.
After rebooting when I finish a network install the network stops working (apt-get update won't work). During the network install everything works OK, no problem downloading all packages from the web.
when I try a ping it will keep sending packages and won't stop, kinda strange. and when running apt-get update it will stall.
Link encap: Ethernet HWaddr 00:13:A9:09:DA:C4
inet addr:192.168.1.2 Bcast:192.168.1.255 Mask:255.255.255.0
inet6 addr: fe80::213:a9ff:fe09:dac4/64 Scope:Link
UP BRROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST MTU:1500 Metric:1
RX packets:43 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
TX packets:41 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
RX bytes:5832 (5.6 KiB) TX bytes:3919 (3.8 KiB)
Link encap: Local Loopback
inet addr:188.8.131.52 Bcast:192.168.1.255 Mask:255.255.255.0
inet6 addr: ::1/128 Scope:Host
UP LOOPBACK RUNNING MTU:16436 Metric:1
RX packets:8 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
TX packets:8 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
RX bytes:560 (560.0 b) TX bytes:560 (560.0 b)
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
default mygateway1.ar7 0.0.0.0 UG 0 0 0 eth0
e100: eth0: e100_probe: addr 0xd2005000, irq 58, MAC addr 00:13:A9:09:DA:C4
eth1394: eth1: IEEE-1394 IPv4 over 1394 Ethernet (fw-host0)
e100: eth0: e100_wathdog: link up, 100Mbps, full-duplex
eh0: no IPv6 routers present
Am I missing something/any suggestions?
unix ping is different, it wont stop until you hit hit ctrl-c or specify a count.
ping -c 3 192.168.1.1
anyhow, what error do you get while using apt-get?
can you ping www.yahoo.com ?
test. Otherwise it won't let me post a link to a website because of number of posts restriction.
another one, I need at least three to be able to post a link
Sorry for the previous crap posts. Had to...
many thanks for your answer.
ping outputs the following:
#ping -c 3 www.yahoo.com
PING www.yahoo-ht2.adadns.net (184.108.40.206) 56 (84) bytes of data
64 bytes from www.yahoo.com (220.127.116.11): icmp_dwq=1 ttl=55 time143 ms
64 bytes from www.yahoo.com (18.104.22.168): icmp_dwq=2 ttl=55 time143 ms
64 bytes from www.yahoo.com (22.214.171.124): icmp_dwq=3 ttl=55 time143 ms
--- www.yahoo-ht2.akadns.net ping statistics ---
3 paquets transmitted, 3 received, 0% packet loss, time 2000ms
rtt min/avg/max/mdev = 143.361/143.479/143.568/0.321 ms
this seems to be ok right?
deb http://ftp.rediris.es/debian/ etch main
now if I run apt-get
0% [Connecting to ftp.rediries.es (126.96.36.199)]
and it stays like that for like 5 mins and then
Errhttp://ftp.rediris.es etch Release.gpg
Cound not connect to ftp.rediris.es:80 (188.8.131.52), connnection timed out
Failed to fetch http://ftp.rediris.es/debian/dists/etch/Release.gpd Could not connect to ftp.rediris.es:80 (184.108.40.206), connection timed out
Reading package lists... Done
E: Some index files failed to download, they have been ignored, or old ones used instead.
This rediris is a server chosen randomly. I also tried Debian's US server (http://http.us.debian.org/debian) and a French (I think) one.
do you think it might be the apt-get that doesn't work? It did work during installation. And apt-get, as I understand, is pretty straightforward to set-up, right?
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