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Re: [vox-tech] troubleshooting internet connection



begin Robin Snyder <resnyder@ucdavis.edu> 
> I came back from the Installfest very happy to finally have X running
> (thanks, Mike!) but now have no internet connection.  I'm sure it's
> something stupid, but I can't figure out what.
> 
> My setup: I'm on a fixed IP address, using a DSL line.  I have two
> ethernet cards.
> 
> What I've checked so far: I'm pretty sure I'm plugged into the correct
> ethernet card.  I know the DSL box works, because I can use my housemate's
> computer to get to the net.  The ethernet cable should be fine because it
> was working at the Installfest.  There's nothing amiss that I can see in
> either dmesg or /var/log/syslog.  netstat -rn gives me the correct IP
> address but Gateway is listed simply as 0.0.0.0.  However, that strikes me
> more as symptom than cause.  What other probes can I use to figure out
> what's gone wrong?

hi robin,

try:

   ping 66.218.71.198

post output of:

   ifconfig

make sure this command doesn't "hang":

   route

pete

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