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kenoki 07-07-2003 11:07 AM

what did I forget to do
Hi all,
at home , we have a small network setup. Cable model goes to a netgear router, there are 3 wxp systems all online and good, but my linux system has no internet access. I used all the same settings for ip address and gateway, the dns servers , netmask ect, and when booting (rh 7.2 fresh install) eth0 comes up without error.
If I try to ping an address or open a website I get no response, as root or a regular user.

Any help would be apreciated.


angelrod 07-07-2003 11:11 AM

Is you router providing DHCP?? or you're configuring manually your NIC ?

kenoki 07-07-2003 11:11 AM

manual config, no dhcp

acid_kewpie 07-07-2003 11:14 AM

what do "ifconfig" and "route" say to you?

kenoki 07-07-2003 11:18 AM

at work at the moment, box is at home sorry :(

would I need to enable ipmasq?

kenoki 07-07-2003 04:50 PM

any more ideas?

acid_kewpie 07-07-2003 04:52 PM

like i said, provide that information and it should be real obvious what's wrong.

kenoki 07-07-2003 09:36 PM

well I played some more and things have gone odd, I am now posting from the linux box here at home, BUT for some reason I can ping addresses here ok, like 192.169.0.* but trying like a "ping" fails with 100% packet loss

[root@kenoki root]# ifconfig
eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:50:BA:A5:EB:1B
inet addr: Bcast: Mask:
RX packets:2117 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
TX packets:2295 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
collisions:0 txqueuelen:100
RX bytes:1315323 (1.2 Mb) TX bytes:314394 (307.0 Kb)
Interrupt:11 Base address:0xd800

lo Link encap:Local Loopback
inet addr: Mask:
RX packets:390 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
TX packets:390 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
collisions:0 txqueuelen:0
RX bytes:25284 (24.6 Kb) TX bytes:25284 (24.6 Kb)

[root@kenoki root]# route
Kernel IP routing table
Destination Gateway Genmask Flags Metric Ref Use Iface * U 0 0 0 eth0 * U 0 0 0 lo
default UG 0 0 0 eth0

angelrod 07-08-2003 10:33 AM

Maybe you're not getting the DNS servers form your ISP... try typing them manually at /etc/resolv.conf


Normally you get them automatically by DHCPclient with a script /sbin/dhclient-script

fancypiper 07-08-2003 10:40 AM

Some ISPs require another line as well. Here is mine for an example:


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