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Old 12-17-2003, 02:25 PM   #1
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ppp problem


I was just configuring PPP on a new installation, and it dials and seems to connect just fine. I ping the remote computer that I'm connected to and that works. Then I try to ping another computer, such as my nameserver, and I always get:
connect: Network is unreachable
I looked through the log file and it seems to have authenticated just fine. We also negotiated IP addresses without any problems. Any ideas?
 
Old 12-17-2003, 03:20 PM   #2
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Are you pinging with hostnames or by ip-address?
 
Old 12-17-2003, 03:43 PM   #3
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I guess I forgot to say. I've been doing it by IP addresses.
 
Old 12-17-2003, 04:05 PM   #4
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I guess I forgot to say. I've been doing it by IP addresses.
What's the output of
route
?
Are you running iptables, blocking icmp's? :)
iptables -L

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Old 12-17-2003, 04:38 PM   #5
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For all you curious people out there, here is the output of /sbin/route

Kernel IP routing table
Destination Gateway Genmask Flags Metric Ref Use Iface
64.40.40.6 * 255.255.255.255 UH 0 0 0 ppp0
127.0.0.0 * 255.0.0.0 U 0 0 0 lo


(It doesn't want to print more than one space for each break. Sorry!)
The program iproute doesn't seem to be on my machine. This is a VERY minimal installation, so my problem MIGHT be from missing programs. Tell me if you think you might know which they are.
 
Old 12-17-2003, 05:15 PM   #6
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If this is the enitre route I'm not surprised it doesn't work ;)


There's no default gateway defined.


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Old 12-17-2003, 09:20 PM   #7
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Thank You

At first I had no idea what you meant by a default route, but I found a reference to it in the pppd manpage. It works just fine now. Thanks Tinkster!
 
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Good on yah!

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