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I'm trying to run Debian Woody, with 2.4.18, however, I can't get any network access with Debian. I was thinking hardware problems for some time, and then a friend of ...
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- 12-22-2004 #1
- Join Date
- Nov 2004
- Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
Debian has no network, Knoppix does
Here's everything I've done:
The driver is loaded from modules.conf:
... tulip #for SMC1244TX-CA card [eof]
# /etc/network/interfaces -- configuration file for ifup(8), ifdown(8) # The loopback interface auto lo iface lo inet loopback # The first network card - this entry was created during the Debian installation # (network, broadcast and gateway are optional) auto eth0 iface eth0 inet static address 188.8.131.52 netmask 255.255.255.0 network 184.108.40.206 broadcast 220.127.116.11 gateway 18.104.22.168
eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:11:2F:89:55:4F inet addr:22.214.171.124 Bcast:126.96.36.199 Mask:255.255.255.0 UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST MTU:1500 Metric:1 RX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0 TX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0 collisions:0 txqueuelen:100 RX bytes:0 (0.0 b) TX bytes:0 (0.0 b) Interrupt:22 Memory:feafc000-0 lo Link encap:Local Loopback inet addr:127.0.0.1 Mask:255.0.0.0 UP LOOPBACK RUNNING MTU:16436 Metric:1 RX packets:164 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0 TX packets:164 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0 collisions:0 txqueuelen:0 RX bytes:10846 (10.5 KiB) TX bytes:10846 (10.5 KiB)
domain uwaterloo.ca #this line can be excluded, with apparently no consequence nameserver 188.8.131.52 nameserver 184.108.40.206
eth0: 100 Mbit, full duplex, link ok
lt-vi:~# ping 220.127.116.11 PING 18.104.22.168 (22.214.171.124): 56 data bytes [CTRL-C] --- 126.96.36.199 ping statistics --- 16 packets transmitted, 0 packets received, 100% packet loss
My only idea is that it may be a driver problem, however Debian came with tulip driver, which I would have thought would be the final word on the matter. The driver from Knoppix was not transferable (which didn't surprise me, I think the Knoppix kernel is 2.4.26) and despite following online tulip compiling instructions to the letter, I have been unable to create a new one. Is this perhaps where I should concentrate my effort?
Could it be a buggy Debian install (this is install number 4, only the first one was verified buggy, and nothing seems to have changed with each subsequent reinstall)? The longer I spend on this, the more respect I have for Microsoft.
- 12-22-2004 #2
- Join Date
- Nov 2004
- Montreal, Canada
you said you had error during installation
Originally Posted by timmyson
Can you also give an idea of your network please?
dynamic IP y/n
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