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Old 01-29-2007, 08:45 AM   #1
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Location: Allahabad,India
Distribution: Fedora Core 5
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could this be an issue of network card???

hi all,

i use fedora 5 which dual boots with XP and the sys configuration is below:
mobo : asus kbs series
processor : AMD Athlon 2800+ n 80G HDD with 512 RAM...
there has been a strange prob right from installation of Fedora with this internet , we have a LAN here and after all lan and other network settings being intact , i can ping to all other comps on my network..

now the real problem is i can't connect to internet say neither i can surf in any browser,no messenger works , and even tried yum in vain after configuring it to use with a proxy coz it worked with many of my frenz comps... who use asus and amd ...

even internet settings work perfectly on my XP ...

i strongly feel that there are no probs regarding network settings as i myself have configured successfully the same on many of my frenz comps.. and even my firewall is disabled..

plzz donn feel bored and i go here providing as many details as i can:

a sample output of nmap with one of the servers is below n works intact..
[root@localhost ~]# nmap -p3128

Starting Nmap 4.00 ( ) at 2007-01-29 19:55 EST
Interesting ports on
(The 1663 ports scanned but not shown below are in state: closed)
3128/tcp open  squid-http

Nmap finished: 1 IP address (1 host up) scanned in 13.959 seconds
kernel version:
[root@localhost ~]# uname -r
as it might be required the output of /sbin/lspci
[root@localhost ~]# /sbin/lspci
00:00.0 Host bridge: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] 760/M760 Host (rev 03)
00:01.0 PCI bridge: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] SG86C202
00:02.0 ISA bridge: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] SiS965 [MuTIOL Media IO] (rev 47)
00:02.5 IDE interface: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] 5513 [IDE] (rev 01)
00:02.7 Multimedia audio controller: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] Sound Controller (rev a0)
00:03.0 USB Controller: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] USB 1.0 Controller (rev 0f)
00:03.1 USB Controller: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] USB 1.0 Controller (rev 0f)
00:03.2 USB Controller: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] USB 1.0 Controller (rev 0f)
00:03.3 USB Controller: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] USB 2.0 Controller
00:04.0 Ethernet controller: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] Unknown device 0190
00:05.0 RAID bus controller: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] 182 SATA/RAID Controller (rev 01)
00:06.0 PCI bridge: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] PCI-to-PCI bridge
00:07.0 PCI bridge: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] PCI-to-PCI bridge
00:18.0 Host bridge: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] K8 [Athlon64/Opteron] HyperTransport Technology Configuration
00:18.1 Host bridge: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] K8 [Athlon64/Opteron] Address Map
00:18.2 Host bridge: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] K8 [Athlon64/Opteron] DRAM Controller
00:18.3 Host bridge: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] K8 [Athlon64/Opteron] Miscellaneous Control
01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] 661/741/760/761 PCI/AGP VGA Display Adapter
and somthing regarding "wget"
 this output is same as on my frenz comp.. so that shudn't be a prob..
[root@localhost ~]# wget http://djha:djha@
--20:07:29--  http://djha:*password*@
           => `'
Connecting to connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 403 Forbidden
20:07:29 ERROR 403: Forbidden.
hope u reached here... now as i have mentioned earlier too net works intact on my XP but doesn't on Fedora , i feel it can't be a problem of my network card... but what it could be then???

any valuable suggestions are appreciated...

Old 01-29-2007, 09:06 AM   #2
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I'm guessing you don't have your gateway properly configured. What is the output of:

$ netstat -rn

Also, check that your DNS server is properly configured in /etc/resolve.conf. If you can't ping this:

$ ping -c3

but can ping this:

$ ping -c3

Your DNS is not properly configured.
Old 01-29-2007, 09:58 AM   #3
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Here goes da output of
$netstat -rn

and yess i failed to ping either way to ur suggestions

[root@localhost ~]# netstat -rn
Kernel IP routing table
Destination     Gateway         Genmask         Flags   MSS Window  irtt Iface   U         0 0          0 eth0     U         0 0          0 eth0         UG        0 0          0 eth0

Plzz tell me if any valuable suggestions...
i'm da one facing this prob...vijay is my friend

Old 01-31-2007, 10:01 AM   #4
Registered: Aug 2006
Location: Allahabad,India
Distribution: Fedora Core 5
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hi frenz..
come on yaar isn't there a known solution to this problem other than changing my network card ?? i think i have been adequate elaborate in expressing my problem !!!

any suggestions plzz



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