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Old 08-03-2004, 10:37 PM   #1
clo99dx
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wont connect to internet


Hello

Newbie here and I have a question. Installed mandrake 9.2. Just loaded it tried to connect to internet and wont connect. I have a firewall running dhcp. If i go to the "network and interent" I see that I am given an IP. but the interent access part shows not connected. Tried running the wizard , same problem. From the console i can ping 4.2.2.1 so I tought it was a dns problem. Entered a dns and I still cant browse. Weird thing is that i tried ifconfig and gave me command not found, tried going to /bin and the command is not there. I am missing something?? please help.
 
Old 08-03-2004, 10:53 PM   #2
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can u ping outside sites? ie: www.yahoo.com or 216.109.118.76
 
Old 08-03-2004, 10:54 PM   #3
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You have to be root to do this.

/sbin/ifconfig is the actual location

Your gateway and DNS are the IP of your firewall. Set both.

ifup eth0 and ifdown eth0 and grab a dhcp address. Then check your connection.
 
Old 08-03-2004, 10:55 PM   #4
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err, ifdown eth0 and ifup eth0.. got that reversed. it's late.
 
Old 08-03-2004, 10:59 PM   #5
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yes i can ping outside, setup both gateway and dns for my firewall, tried "connect" under internet access and status says "not connected"

sorry, the line above is it a command line ?

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Old 08-10-2004, 03:16 AM   #6
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Sounds like zeroconf and drakconf are giving you trouble. Upgrade those packages if you haven't done so.
 
  


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