LinuxQuestions.org
Did you know LQ has a Linux Hardware Compatibility List?
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Networking
User Name
Password
Linux - Networking This forum is for any issue related to networks or networking.
Routing, network cards, OSI, etc. Anything is fair game.

Notices

Reply
 
Search this Thread
Old 04-29-2005, 08:36 PM   #1
RonCum
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Nov 2004
Location: Canada
Distribution: Fedora Core 3
Posts: 13

Rep: Reputation: 0
Lost internet connection


I have lost my high speed (DSL) connection to internet. I am using Fedora Core 3 on a dual boot system. I am able to connect when in Windows XP or when I boot up with a live Ubuntu CD so it appears to be a Fedora problem. I have tried it re-install my connection using the internet configuration wizard but it will not activate. My pap-secrets file seems to be OK and eth0 is up.

Any suggestions would be appreciated. Thanks
 
Old 04-29-2005, 08:51 PM   #2
alar
Member
 
Registered: Sep 2003
Location: Canada
Distribution: CentOS 5.5, Ubuntu 10.04, Linux Mint 11 gnome 64 bit
Posts: 336

Rep: Reputation: 36
Search for adsl_setup
I think it is in /SBIN

There are several scripts that start with adsl* and I wish I was doing that instead of dial-up tonight. Can't check myself right now...

When in doubt find...

as root
cd /
find . -name adsl* -print

Bonne chance,
alar
 
Old 04-30-2005, 05:38 PM   #3
RonCum
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Nov 2004
Location: Canada
Distribution: Fedora Core 3
Posts: 13

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 0
Merci Alar. I went through the adsl-setup process and it established a ppp interface that would not activate so still no connection
 
Old 04-30-2005, 06:32 PM   #4
RonCum
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Nov 2004
Location: Canada
Distribution: Fedora Core 3
Posts: 13

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 0
After trying many other things, I edited my eth0 interface by checking the box
'Automatically obtain DNS information from provider'
and lo and behold my internet connection was re-established..
 
Old 04-30-2005, 07:53 PM   #5
alar
Member
 
Registered: Sep 2003
Location: Canada
Distribution: CentOS 5.5, Ubuntu 10.04, Linux Mint 11 gnome 64 bit
Posts: 336

Rep: Reputation: 36
>> and lo and behold my internet connection was re-established..

You and me both. I have Linux dial-up again!



... and no. It wasn't with a wizard!
<go figure>


Last edited by alar; 04-30-2005 at 07:55 PM.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Lost internet connection after reboot linux_shminux Linux - Newbie 2 09-18-2005 01:11 PM
Lost Internet connection w/ SuSE 9.2 aeszcr1 Linux - Newbie 1 11-19-2004 01:11 AM
Lost connection to internet after a while, but able to ssh to gateway Covel Linux - Networking 6 07-11-2004 04:38 PM
Can't reconnect internet when connection has lost Mikessu *BSD 1 06-18-2004 06:37 PM
HELP!!! Internet connection LOST FNC Linux - Networking 9 07-12-2002 12:02 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:30 PM.

Main Menu
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration