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Hi, is'nt that the IP of your gateway? I guess the IP of the DNS server of your ISP goes there.
Try pinging your own box:
Check what the settings are
Are there valid settings? IP address, gateway, netmask? Are netmask of your gateway (modem?) and your box the same? Is your box set to use DHCP? If so, try a static IP address instead, maybe DHCP is not available on your setup - your modem has to have a DHCP sever available....if not, you cannot get an IP address.
I'll keep this thread in view to see where else I could help...