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Old 05-29-2007, 04:24 AM   #1
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connection to internet failure


I am a new user to LINUX REDHAT VERSION 4

I have configured the network connection and also for one time I already had the access to the internet.
But later when I tried to surf the google pages or any other pages using Mozilla Firefox, I get the alert message as:

The connection was refused when attempting to contact www.google.com.

I am totally blank. How could I solve the problem and use the internet without a problem.

Please help me out!
 
Old 05-29-2007, 07:54 AM   #2
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Do you have problems with other web pages?
 
Old 05-29-2007, 08:25 AM   #3
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same problem with other pages too

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Originally Posted by UK MAdMaN
Do you have problems with other web pages?
yes. i have problems with other pages too.so far whatever i tried..it gives the same alert message..
this problem is making me nasty as i could not get any hint to solve it out.
 
Old 05-29-2007, 08:31 AM   #4
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How are you connecting to the Internet (modem, LAN, wireless)? It sounds like the connection is not being brought up while booting.
 
Old 05-29-2007, 09:07 PM   #5
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How are you connecting to the Internet (modem, LAN, wireless)? It sounds like the connection is not being brought up while booting.
My system is connected to Internet through LAN. I have configured DNS ip(s) for using the DSL cable internet.
More surprising is that for the first time the connection worked but from the next time, the same configuration did not work.
 
Old 05-29-2007, 11:05 PM   #6
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How about trying to set the dns server to say.

194.106.33.42

Does that work? If it does, problem solved.

If not try this.

Code:
su -c /etc/init.d/network restart
Does it work now?
 
Old 05-30-2007, 03:42 AM   #7
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when i used the code you gave the error message was like this:

su: user c does not exist

so instead i tried for the code as:

/etc/init.d/network restart

it executed but the problem still exists.
The dns server is 202.79.32.34
and the hostname is server.sushmi.com
 
  


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