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Old 06-04-2004, 11:59 PM   #1
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Angry SIOCADDRT: No such device

hi, im very new to linux im trying to use Slackware 9.1, this is my question...

im trying to set up my internet connection in my linux box, i have an ADSL modem then a router ( an then my slackware box which is, i set up my ethernet card i can ping it but when i try to ping any site on the internet it says

ping unknown host, this is how i set my card

#ifconfig eth0 netmask
#ping -c 2
2 recived
# route add default
SIOCADDRT: No such device

any idea?? tnx in advance
Old 06-05-2004, 06:51 AM   #2
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Sounds like a DNS problem. Can you ping IP addresses, rather than domain names?

And BTW, America is not a continent. It's two!

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Old 06-05-2004, 08:35 AM   #3
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route add default gw

You are missing 'gw' in your command.


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