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Old 12-05-2017, 01:31 PM   #1
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New laptop installation will only ping and connect to


I have a laptop that was running Mageia 5. It worked fine and could connect to anything else on my subnet. I have done a fresh install to Mageia 6 and now I can only "talk to" Said address is the DHCP server and ADSL router - I can get Internet just fine as well. It's just no other device on the 192.168.0 subnet that I can talk to.

My firewall is switched off, the previous install worked fine, so I don't think it's either of those things. I don't know what to try or what information to post. So, if anyone can suggest anything that I can do/info I can give I'd be most grateful.

Many thanks.
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Post the output of these
sudo route
sudo cat /etc/resolv.conf
sudo ifconfig -a
Old 01-04-2018, 04:30 AM   #3
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Many apologies for the long delay. I don't know why or how, but it just started magically working. I can only assume an update fixed it.

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