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Old 07-15-2005, 11:57 PM   #1
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rh9:my bell sympatico highspeed internet doesnt work


I have my ehternet cable coming from a hub.

I ethernet is active and then I ran the internet configuration and chose
xdsl, entered the info. and this ppp connection is also set to active

but when i go to browser(mozila), it doesnt load any web pages

please help
Old 07-16-2005, 12:01 PM   #2
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As root, run:
a create an ethernet connection making sure that all settings are correct.

I can't be much more help because you need to supply more information about what you have tried.
Old 07-16-2005, 02:38 PM   #3
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i tried to ping

ping and ping

and it worked

but when i tried to do "ping" it said unrecognized host...

the above ips are my network ones

tahnks in advance
Old 07-16-2005, 07:29 PM   #4
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I'm not sure what else to suggest. Check and double check your settings; do you have to statically enter your IP or do you have DHCP? Stuff like that.
Old 07-17-2005, 01:38 AM   #5
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are you able to ping external ip addresses, i.e. (

if not, is the default gateway set? i.e. run "netstat -r" and see if there is an entry for "default." if it is not set, add with "route add default gw eth0" (where is your gateway and eth0 is whatever device you're trying to configure).

if so, are any dns servers defined? look in /etc/resolv.conf to find out. additional nameservers can be added with "nameserver 123.456.789.123" syntax.

start/restart the network service with "service network restart".


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