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  1. #11
    Linux Enthusiast
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    Feb 2005
    SE, Stockholm

    After you have issued "ping" command, what does
    arp -a

  2. #12
    ? ( at <incomplete> on eth0

  3. #13
    Linux Engineer adrenaline's Avatar
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    Aug 2004
    Seattle, Washington
    Here is something to try. I have ran into this before in slackware. two things actually

    cd /etc/rc.d/rc.inet1.conf
    scroll towards the bottom. there is a section that says gateway.
    see if there is actually a gateway there if not enter between the quotes that should be your default gateway once you have saved and exited actually reboot your box and see if that fixes it.

    sometime resolv.conf doesn't get written the first try.
    to check this try to put a valid ip in your address bar of your browser and see if it resolves or
    cd /etc and less resolv.conf and see if your valid dns servers are in there
    They should not start with a 192.168 number.

    Some people have told me they don't think a fat penguin really embodies the grace of Linux, which just tells me they have never seen a angry penguin charging at them in excess of 100mph. They'd be a lot more careful about what they say if they had.
    -- Linus Torvalds

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  5. #14
    Gateway is set... I don't know what's wrong with bare.i all worked OK

  6. #15
    can somebody help ? I don't believe that i'm alone with this problem...

  7. #16
    I have seen acpi bork network cards before. You may just not be able to have acpi enabled and have a working net card. You could try upgrading to a 2.6 kernel and seeing if that helps.

    Go into your install cd #2 and go to
    installpkg kernel-generic-2.6.10-i486-1.tgz
      installpkg kernel-modules-2.6.10-i486-1.tgz
      installpkg mkinitrd-1.0.1-i486-1.tgz
    Then go into your boot directory and type
    mkinitrd -c -k 2.6.10 -m <your FS type>
    Then update lilo.conf with something like this (leave your default kernel section alone! create this as a new section)
    image = /boot/vmlinuz-generic-2.6.10
      initrd = /boot/initrd.gz
      root = /dev/hdb3
      label = Linux2.6.10
    Then run
    to update your bootloader, reboot, and pray.

    Don't delete your 2.4.x kernel could come in handy.
    There are two major products that come out of Berkeley: LSD and UNIX. We don't believe this to be a coincidence.

    - Jeremy S. Anderson

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