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Old 06-22-2003, 03:26 PM   #1
Registered: Jun 2003
Location: /mnt/eth/us/ma/bos/cws
Distribution: Debian SID
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Angry ping not working in Man 9.0/9.1

I have been trying to get my Mandrake 9.0 comp with an onboard LAN to go on the network for a while. I have the settings exactly the same as when I boot to XP, but it just doesn't work. Unfortunately, a lot of other posters seem to have the same problem. Is this something wrong with Mandrake 9.0 or what?

Others who have reported the same problem:
- soulplant -- Networking > Mandrake 9.0 can't ping Windows98
- encode -- Networking > Mandrake 9.1 + onboard lan
- iannai -- Networking > Cannot ping between WinXP and Mandrake 9.1
- tidtack -- Distributions > Lan problem with mandrake 9.1
(- fostiator -- Networking > I can't ping anything on my network) - he may have a diff prob

Info on MY system.

-- OS: Win XP Pro
-- IP:
-- SN:

Client as XP:
-- OS: Win XP Home
-- IP:
-- SN:

Client as Linux:
-- OS: Gnu/Linux Mandrake 9.0
-- IP:
-- SN:

# ifconfig
eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:40:CA:44:67:24
inet addr: Bcast: Mask:
RX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
TX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:304 overruns:0 carrier:0
collisions:0 txqueuelen:100
RX bytes:0 (0.0 b) TX bytes:0 (0.0 b)
Interrupt:19 Base address:0xbc00

lo Link encap:Local Loopback
inet addr: Mask:
RX packets:585 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
TX packets:585 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
collisions:0 txqueuelen:0
RX bytes:40772 (39.8 Kb) TX bytes:40772 (39.8 Kb)
Old 06-22-2003, 03:30 PM   #2
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you don't mention your "route" output. have you set a gateway? can you ping yourself?

superb work for searching, thanks!
Old 06-23-2003, 02:19 PM   #3
Registered: Jun 2003
Location: /mnt/eth/us/ma/bos/cws
Distribution: Debian SID
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debug info as requested:

route output:

Destination | Gateway | Genmask | Flags | MSS | Window | irtt | Iface
------------------------------------------------------------------------------ | * | | U | 40 | 0 | 0 | eth0 | * | | U | 40 | 0 | 0 | lo
default | me | | UC | 40 | 0 | 0 | eth0

iptables -L:
I get input,forward,output policy: accept ; everything else blank. Probably nothing here.

I can ping myself
I can ping my loopback IP
I cannot ping anyone else


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