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Old 04-06-2007, 12:49 AM   #1
compufreak
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Unhappy network icon shows connection but can't surf the internet


Hello all. I am real new to linux. I just installed Mandriva on a compaq evo laptop and was able to get connected to the net fairly easy at work today. Now I am home trying to connect to the net and the icon on the task bar shows connection but I can't surf. Here is the setup Touchstone telephony modem and then linksys broadband router to laptop. Where do I go from here ? Thanks
 
Old 04-06-2007, 01:16 AM   #2
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Check your network settings (with ifconfig), then firewall rules (with iptables -L).
If it's OK try to ping the points of your connections.
 
Old 04-06-2007, 12:07 PM   #3
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Hello Samotnik. ifconfig displays inet address:192.168.1.101
Bcast:192.168.1.255
mask:255.255.255.0
When I ping the inet address it seems to ping forever without interuption I have to quit session inorder to get it to stop pinging. When I ipconfig on my windows machine which is hooked to the same connection I get these numbers Ip Address:66.76.208.160
Subnet same as above. Default gateway:66.76.208.1. Hopefully this gives more needed info to you just let me know. Also as far as iptables -L huh? tried that a command prompt and got command not found Thanks

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Old 04-08-2007, 12:32 PM   #4
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Connect your system administrator with the question what's you real subnet ip address 192.168.1.101, or 66.76.208.160?
The also define and check your default gateway address and tune it through route command
 
Old 04-08-2007, 09:03 PM   #5
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Thanks for the continued support Samotnik. I have contacted my ISP they suggested reseting my modem and unplugging my router. This worked like a charm, I am currently using my linux machine to surf and reply to this post. Once again thanks for your continued support.
 
  


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