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Hi, I use Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty Jackalope. I have been trying to configure a NETGEAR DGN1000 modem router. my manual says that to access the modem for configuration, I should ...
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    problem configuring NETGEAR modem/router


    Hi,

    I use Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty Jackalope.

    I have been trying to configure a NETGEAR DGN1000 modem router.

    my manual says that to access the modem for configuration, I should

    "Type http://192.168.0.1 in the address field of [my] browser, and then click Enter."

    my browser, though, does not seem to find any such page and so I cannot continue the configuration.

    btw, we had no problem configuring another computer in the house running on windows vista, so that it looks like the cables are all in place, the modem and the line are ok.

    I ran dhclient and then ifconfig, but i confess that i do not really understand what all this means. I would appreciate any help or ideas!
    thanks

    here are the results:

    simona@ubuntuone:~$ sudo dhclient
    There is already a pid file /var/run/dhclient.pid with pid 4091
    killed old client process, removed PID file
    Internet Systems Consortium DHCP Client V3.1.1
    Copyright 2004-2008 Internet Systems Consortium.
    All rights reserved.
    For info, please visit DHCP | Internet Systems Consortium

    Listening on LPF/pan0/be:e2:65:c1:d2:03
    Sending on LPF/pan0/be:e2:65:c1:d2:03
    Sending on Socket/fallback
    DHCPDISCOVER on pan0 to 255.255.255.255 port 67 interval 8
    DHCPDISCOVER on pan0 to 255.255.255.255 port 67 interval 8
    DHCPDISCOVER on pan0 to 255.255.255.255 port 67 interval 19
    DHCPDISCOVER on pan0 to 255.255.255.255 port 67 interval 16
    DHCPDISCOVER on pan0 to 255.255.255.255 port 67 interval 10
    No DHCPOFFERS received.
    No working leases in persistent database - sleeping.

    simona@ubuntuone:~$ sudo ifconfig
    lo Link encap:Local Loopback
    inet addr:127.0.0.1 Mask:255.0.0.0
    inet6 addr: ::1/128 Scope:Host
    UP LOOPBACK RUNNING MTU:16436 Metric:1
    RX packets:492 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
    TX packets:492 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
    collisions:0 txqueuelen:0
    RX bytes:38911 (38.9 KB) TX bytes:38911 (38.9 KB)

    pan0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr be:e2:65:c1:d2:03
    inet6 addr: fe80::bce2:65ff:fec1:d203/64 Scope:Link
    UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST MTU:1500 Metric:1
    RX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
    TX packets:89 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
    collisions:0 txqueuelen:0
    RX bytes:0 (0.0 B) TX bytes:17862 (17.8 KB)

    pan0:avahi Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr be:e2:65:c1:d2:03
    inet addr:169.254.7.71 Bcast:169.254.255.255 Mask:255.255.0.0
    UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST MTU:1500 Metric:1

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    update

    ... turns out my ethernet card was somehow faulty. i bought a new one and am now struggling to understand how to install the linux driver, but that would not belong in this thread.

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