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Hi, I'm having a somewhat weird problem with my home network. After about kernel version 2.6.13, I have not been able to browse the internet, causing me to revert back ...
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- 01-01-2007 #1
- Join Date
- Jan 2007
Can resolve ips, but cannot browse.
Well, really, I can browse certain sites, like google, my isp's, and even this site, but for any others,and most sites, the browser sits with a blank page saying "Waiting for blahblah.com". This is true for any browser I use.
The spec of my computers is irrelevant, as this happens with all the computers in my house. The problem happens with both wireless and ethernet connected PCs. I have tried both usb and pci wireless cards (Netgear wpn111, wg311v2, wg311fs) and even one built into my new motherboard with 'real' Linux drivers (not using ndiswrapper)
My router, a Netgear wgr614 v1, does have its latest firmware. It also seems to happen with distros with newer kernels (i.e with kernel 2.6.13 or newer)
I have recompiled many a kernel disabling ipv6, which I thought was the problem, but it turns out it is not.
Here is some information that I think might be relevant:
root[~]# ifconfig wlan0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:15:AF:0B:4B:60 inet addr:192.168.0.2 Bcast:192.168.0.255 Mask:255.255.255.0 UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST MTU:1500 Metric:1 RX packets:7555 errors:0 dropped:7655 overruns:0 frame:0 TX packets:7664 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0 collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000 RX bytes:5235617 (4.9 MiB) TX bytes:1654140 (1.5 MiB)Code:
root[~]# iwconfig wlan0 802.11b/g linked ESSID:"Myessid" Mode:Managed Channel=11 Access Point: 00:09:5B:6A:03:02 Bit Rate=54 Mb/s Retry:on Fragment thr:off Encryption key:off Link Quality:0 Signal level:0 Noise level:0 Rx invalid nwid:0 Rx invalid crypt:0 Rx invalid frag:0 Tx excessive retries:0 Invalid misc:0 Missed beacon:0
root[~]# ping -c 5 www.google.com PING www.l.google.com (18.104.22.168) 56(84) bytes of data. 64 bytes from fk-in-f99.google.com (22.214.171.124): icmp_seq=1 ttl=246 time=37.4 ms 64 bytes from fk-in-f99.google.com (126.96.36.199): icmp_seq=2 ttl=246 time=37.2 ms 64 bytes from fk-in-f99.google.com (188.8.131.52): icmp_seq=3 ttl=246 time=36.5 ms 64 bytes from fk-in-f99.google.com (184.108.40.206): icmp_seq=4 ttl=246 time=36.6 ms 64 bytes from fk-in-f99.google.com (220.127.116.11): icmp_seq=5 ttl=246 time=36.6 ms --- www.l.google.com ping statistics --- 5 packets transmitted, 5 received, 0% packet loss, time 4000ms rtt min/avg/max/mdev = 36.595/36.917/37.463/0.432 ms root[~]#
root[~]# ping -c 5 -w 3 www.slashdot.org PING www.slashdot.org (18.104.22.168) 56(84) bytes of data. --- www.slashdot.org ping statistics --- 4 packets transmitted, 0 received, 100% packet loss, time 2999ms root[~]#
- 01-14-2007 #2
- Join Date
- Jan 2007
Sorry, but it's really annoying me - I hate being stuck with old distros..