Download your favorite Linux distribution at LQ ISO.
Go Back > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Distributions > Fedora
User Name
Fedora This forum is for the discussion of the Fedora Project.


  Search this Thread
Old 11-13-2006, 07:14 PM   #1
Registered: Oct 2003
Posts: 280

Rep: Reputation: 30
no browsing, no pinging


Using FC5.
A family visitor came to visit from overseas, I disconnected the eth cable from my lap top running win2k and connected it in his, punch in the ip numbers in the network configuration window under his XP and was able to got on line, after finished I plugged in my lap top and was able to get on line fine. But during his session online, I was not able to access the Internet from my FC5 box which I was able to do before, even after booting, I tried and was still not able to, so I am using my laptop to post this.
FC5 has 2 NICs.

Phone line from the wall to Adsl router/modem r/m.
Eth cable from r/m to FC5 eth0
Eth cable from eth1 to a switch.
Eth cable from switch to laptop.

I have firewall file and all was working just like a Swiss watch before I connoted his laptop on.

Old 11-14-2006, 01:00 AM   #2
Registered: Oct 2003
Posts: 280

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 30
My computer is using static ip.
Entering into the browser URL column. Gives me Unable to connect.
I do have /etc/hosts and it has this line in it localhost.localdomain localhost

my firewall has this line in it
where $LO_IP is

I am able to ping all boxes on my LAN but nothing in WAN.

Last edited by ekdya; 11-14-2006 at 01:09 AM.
Old 11-14-2006, 01:24 AM   #3
Registered: Oct 2003
Posts: 280

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 30
ok, I bounced the router and all is fine.


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
pinging but not connecting bruse Linux - Networking 1 02-26-2005 07:02 AM
pinging delos Linux - Networking 6 07-02-2004 09:14 AM
Pinging?? Sherpa Linux - General 3 05-13-2004 07:23 AM
pinging but no browsing nisharana Linux - Networking 1 04-13-2001 07:35 AM
PPP Problems - Pinging and Browsing bfloeagle Linux - Newbie 6 09-27-2000 07:58 AM > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Distributions > Fedora

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:27 AM.

Main Menu
Write for LQ is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration