[SOLVED] Static IP Address not connecting to the internet Ubuntu 9.04
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Static IP Address not connecting to the internet Ubuntu 9.04
Hi, I just installed Ubuntu 9.04 on my desktop. I had networking working for a while under DHCP after I installed Wicd (and uninstalled Gnome Network Manager) but now that I've set up a static IP address (that campus IT gave me, I'm on a college network), it has ceased to connect to the internet. I cannot use Firefox or ping any external servers (eg: www.google.com) or internal computers (my laptop).
We will refer to the first block as "24-bit block", the second as "20-bit
block", and the third as "16-bit" block". Note that the first block is
nothing but a single class A network number, while the second block is a set
of 16 continuous class B network numbers, and the third block is a set of 255
continuous class C network numbers.
So your school's network isn't in any of the three ranges for a private LAN. I think this is going to cause you BIG problems.
okeefm@okeefmdeb:~$ ping 22.214.171.124
PING 126.96.36.199 (188.8.131.52) 56(84) bytes of data.
64 bytes from 184.108.40.206: icmp_seq=1 ttl=255 time=1.26 ms
64 bytes from 220.127.116.11: icmp_seq=2 ttl=255 time=1.01 ms
64 bytes from 18.104.22.168: icmp_seq=3 ttl=255 time=1.10 ms
64 bytes from 22.214.171.124: icmp_seq=4 ttl=255 time=1.99 ms
64 bytes from 126.96.36.199: icmp_seq=5 ttl=255 time=1.07 ms
64 bytes from 188.8.131.52: icmp_seq=6 ttl=255 time=0.996 ms
64 bytes from 184.108.40.206: icmp_seq=7 ttl=255 time=1.07 ms
64 bytes from 220.127.116.11: icmp_seq=8 ttl=255 time=0.808 ms
64 bytes from 18.104.22.168: icmp_seq=9 ttl=255 time=1.00 ms
--- 22.214.171.124 ping statistics ---
9 packets transmitted, 9 received, 0% packet loss, time 8005ms
rtt min/avg/max/mdev = 0.808/1.147/1.992/0.322 ms
Oddly enough, while I can ping any internal (128.113) IP, I can't ping anything outside (www.google.com). I'm pretty sure this is the result of firewalling at the campus pipeline to the internet, since it's the same way on my laptop. I can get to websites on the desktop while using DHCP, so it doesn't have any connectivity issues.
Yes, 126.96.36.199 is my gateway on DHCP. Ping results while on DHCP:
okeefm@okeefmdeb:~$ ping 188.8.131.52
PING 184.108.40.206 (220.127.116.11) 56(84) bytes of data.
64 bytes from 18.104.22.168: icmp_seq=1 ttl=255 time=0.683 ms
64 bytes from 22.214.171.124: icmp_seq=2 ttl=255 time=0.617 ms
64 bytes from 126.96.36.199: icmp_seq=3 ttl=255 time=0.566 ms
64 bytes from 188.8.131.52: icmp_seq=4 ttl=255 time=0.609 ms
64 bytes from 184.108.40.206: icmp_seq=5 ttl=255 time=0.719 ms
64 bytes from 220.127.116.11: icmp_seq=6 ttl=255 time=0.624 ms
64 bytes from 18.104.22.168: icmp_seq=7 ttl=255 time=0.594 ms
64 bytes from 22.214.171.124: icmp_seq=8 ttl=255 time=0.624 ms
--- 126.96.36.199 ping statistics ---
8 packets transmitted, 8 received, 0% packet loss, time 6999ms
rtt min/avg/max/mdev = 0.566/0.629/0.719/0.052 ms
when I ping 188.8.131.52 on static IP:
okeefm@okeefmdeb:~$ ping 184.108.40.206
PING 220.127.116.11 (18.104.22.168) 56(84) bytes of data.
From 22.214.171.124 icmp_seq=1 Destination Host Unreachable
From 126.96.36.199 icmp_seq=2 Destination Host Unreachable
From 188.8.131.52 icmp_seq=3 Destination Host Unreachable
--- 184.108.40.206 ping statistics ---
6 packets transmitted, 0 received, +3 errors, 100% packet loss, time 5030ms
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