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Old 03-04-2005, 10:54 AM   #1
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Auto updated Fedora 3, now can't see WAN

I'm not getting any traction on this question in the Fedora forum, so I thought I'd try here:

A very strange thing happened to me last night. I'm using Fedora Core 3. I checked up2date and found about five things to download and install, including an update to the kernel (don't remember any of the others). After everything was installed, I restarted the machine and now I can no longer see the WAN. I can see all the other machines on my LAN just fine. I rebooted under the old kernel and it still doesn't work. I rebooted under Win2K and that works fine, so there is no hardware problem.

I can ping any address on my LAN (192.168.1.x) and I get a response. When I try to ping an internet address I get a "network unreachable" message. It was working perfectly before I did the up2date update.

What could have happened?
Old 03-07-2005, 10:25 AM   #2
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I suspect you lost your default gateway. What does this print:
netstat -nr
Old 03-08-2005, 06:17 PM   #3
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<< I suspect you lost your default gateway. What does this print: netstat -nr>>

Here's the result:

Kernel IP routing table
Destination Gateway Genmask Flags MSS Window irtt Iface U 0 0 0 eth0 U 0 0 0 eth0

Obviously, you're right - it got goofed up somehow. How do I fix it?


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