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Old 02-12-2003, 01:38 PM   #1
RyanDeVries
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Question need help with internet


I can connect to the internet with my dsl but I can't connect to sites like hotbot or anything. I called bellsouth and thay say I'm connected I have an IP address and everything but for some reason my browser won't open anything. do I have to configure it to run threw my pppoe software? thanks

 
Old 02-12-2003, 01:41 PM   #2
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Did you make sure to have your DNS entries in /etc/resolv.conf, so your system can translate names to IP numbers of websites ?
 
Old 02-12-2003, 01:41 PM   #3
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Do you have DNS entries in /etc/resolv.conf? Can you connect to LQ with:
http://64.179.4.146

Can you ping it:
ping -c5 64.179.4.146
successfully?

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Old 02-12-2003, 01:42 PM   #4
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he he he Good to know I'm on the same page at least

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Old 02-12-2003, 01:52 PM   #5
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what sould be there? I have something there but it's just my own computer
 
Old 02-12-2003, 01:56 PM   #6
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It should be the IP of your ISP's DNS servers. They should have given them to you.

Here's how mine looks if it helps at all:
Code:
bash-2.05a$ cat /etc/resolv.conf 
nameserver 4.2.2.1
nameserver 4.2.2.2
nameserver 4.2.2.3
search dsl-verizon.net
bash-2.05a$
You can also create your DNS server, but we won't talk about that; it's a lot of work, and your ISP should provide you with IP's for theirs so don't worry about it.

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Old 02-12-2003, 01:58 PM   #7
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Quote:
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what sould be there? I have something there but it's just my own computer
Your ISP's DNS server IP's is what you need there in this format:

nameserver 0.0.0.0
nameserver 0.0.0.0

Where the 0's are the actual IP of your ISP's DNS servers. Not sure what they are, contact your ISP.
 
Old 02-12-2003, 03:04 PM   #8
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if you don't have that setup then you sould be able to connect with ip addresses right?
 
Old 02-12-2003, 03:25 PM   #9
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That's why I am wondering if you can ping? Can you ping LQ as shown above?

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Old 02-12-2003, 07:23 PM   #10
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no nothing I can't touch anything. a I had a freind ping my ip and it worked but I couldn't send out.
 
Old 02-12-2003, 09:02 PM   #11
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If you can't ping a public IP, what about pinging the dsl modem? Also, your gateway needs to be set to the dsl modem.
 
  


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