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Old 12-29-2006, 04:14 AM   #1
Raxle
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Exclamation Need help with DSL-200 B1 set-up.


Ok, i installed Ubuntu the other day and went to set up my network.
Little did I know how troublesome the whole thing would be with this damned modem, anyway.

As I said, its a D-Link DSL-200 B1.
Ive downloaded and unpacked both eciadsl drivers and sync files, PPPoE and PPP.
Right. No problems.

I type eciadsl-start.
Everything goes swimminly, or appears to.
I sync up.
My little ADSL light is going strong on my modem.

But still, I cant do anything on the net.

I type ifconfig.

I cant really remember what it said. (Im running a dual-boot. So I have to constantly log out of Ubuntu and back onto windows to search for help)

It comes up with an Eth0 description and an L0 description.
I noticed that neither were sending or recieving and packets.
RX and TX packets I think it was.

Now, I did a search and i've seen people posting things about tan0 and tun0 connections, which showed up when they typed in ifconfig. Being a linux newbie, im not really sure what these terms mean and how to configure them appropriately.

In windows, my modem connects with a PPPoA. It 'dials-up' by just authenticating my user-name and password.

If anyone could give me some help with how to configure my settings to get it up and running, i'd appreciate it alot.
(Ive been working about 6 hours straight on this thing XD)

Thanks everyone.

-Jeremy.
 
Old 01-01-2007, 02:30 AM   #2
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Can you ping outside your machine?

I. e. if you do the PPPOe thing, what happens if you type

ping nasa.gov

in a terminal? Does it reply with something like this:

$ ping nasa.gov
PING nasa.gov (198.116.144.49) 56(84) bytes of data.
64 bytes from nasans3.nasa.gov (198.116.144.49): icmp_seq=1 ttl=46 time=500 ms
64 bytes from nasans3.nasa.gov (198.116.144.49): icmp_seq=2 ttl=46 time=500 ms
64 bytes from nasans3.nasa.gov (198.116.144.49): icmp_seq=3 ttl=46 time=500 ms

?

What do you see if you go

cat /etc/resolv.conf

?

Are you using dynamic or static DNS?

Do you have a default route setup?

I also use DSL but with a router. I've got some DNS server IPs in /etc/resolv.conf, and I setup my connection with

/sbin/ifconfig eth0 192.254.255.40 netmask 255.255.255.0 broadcast 192.254.255.255 up

Where 192.254.255.40 is my machine's IP.

I then create a default route with

route add default gw 192.254.255.100 eth0

where 192.254.255.100 is the IP address of my router...

Does your DSL modem thingy have an IP address you can set on it?
 
  


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