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Old 10-27-2009, 05:25 AM   #1
gobinath
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network ping issue with my fedora9 & ubuntu8.04


Hi everyone,

I got an network ping issue with my fedora9 & ubuntu8.04 linux systems for a long time, and I still can't figure out the problem.
Let me explain my setup
i have totally 50 system connected with the netgear router (DHCP enabled)
Ubuntu 8.04 desktop -35 systems
Fedora 9 desktop - 5 systems
Windows XP pro -10 systems

All my machines (Windows and Linux) are connected into the netgear Router.

Everytime I try to ping any of the linux system by name from my windows system i am getting the following error

Ping request could not find host ckuser58. Please check the name and try again.

However, I can able to ping by the IP address, and it works just fine.

can any one help me to solve this issue

Thanks
Gobinath
 
Old 10-27-2009, 10:28 AM   #2
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Isn't that a DNS problem?
 
Old 10-28-2009, 02:39 PM   #3
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That problem isn't in linux. It's in Windows XP. You need a WINS server. Windows uses that so it can access hostnames in the local area. This is included in Windows Vista/Windows 7. For windows xp you should edit C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\hosts I think. If it's not in that dir try searching for the file "hosts". In that file you can add IP and Hosts. So if you ping "server" you'd receive ping from 192.168.1.1 (for example) .
 
  


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