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Re: [vox-tech] Re: troubleshooting internet connection
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Re: [vox-tech] Re: troubleshooting internet connection



On Wed, Jan 22, 2003 at 08:03:13PM -0800, Robin Snyder wrote:
> > > 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.

Robin,

  It would be very helpful if you could get output from some commands
into a email like has been requested a before... I would recommend 
trying to use a floppy disk to transfer the text file to a machine 
that can use the network or to save the text on vfat filesystem and
boot 'evil' to transfer it somewhere.

  From what I remember seeing done to your computer nothing _should_
have changed it's network behavior... except possibly when a dhcp
client was installed.
  On debian the network configuration is mainly stored in 
/etc/network/interfaces, which has a man page "man interfaces".
I recommend just checking there for a second.

  Besides the X server, possibly dhcp client, apt-get dist-upgrade...
are there any other things you remember being done to your machine?


this is a list of the commands I would like to see run on that machine:
====
uname -a
route -n
ipchains -L -n
ifconfig
cat /etc/network/interfaces

one of:
  mtr -n -c 3 -r  169.237.104.199
  traceroute -n 169.237.104.199
====

    TTFN,
      Mike
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