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Old 06-05-2008, 06:21 AM   #1
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router cannot be connected to ("network is unreachable")

I recently had the router changed (due to an ISP change), but after that I couldn't connect to the router.

aleksanteri@debian:~$ /sbin/route
Kernel IP routing table
Destination     Gateway         Genmask         Flags Metric Ref    Use Iface    *        U     0      0        0 eth0
default         adsl-85-157-232         UG    0      0        0 eth0
aleksanteri@debian:~$ telnet
telnet: Unable to connect to remote host: Network is unreachable
Any help would be appreciated.
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are you sure the ip address you are trying to connect is right? i am no expert in routing. but this address (ending in 0) sees to be wrong.
Old 06-05-2008, 12:17 PM   #3
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Well, it's what appears in the route command so I guess it's the correct one.
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The is the network specification, not the router address. Your setup looks strange anyway, since it looks like you're getting the i.p. address straight from the ISP's dhcp server, not via the router (i.e. the router isn't needed). Are you sure it's not just a switch? How many other machines have you got connected to the 'router', and what's their ip addresses?
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Try to ping it rather than to telnet. If you can ping it that means there are other issues.


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