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Re: [SLE] Weird problem attempting to configure TCP/IP
  • From: Anders Johansson <andjoh@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 25 May 2004 00:24:52 +0200
  • Message-id: <200405250024.52463.andjoh@xxxxxxxxxx>
On Tuesday 25 May 2004 00.17, Ryan McCain wrote:
> I am running a Compaq Proliant ML370 with RedHat 7.2 .

Wrong mailing list perhaps?

> I have
> configured the server to use a static ip address. When I type "route",
> the server will delay about 10 seconds, then print back the ip address
> of the router/gateway. Normally when typing "route" the server would
> respond with the hostname of the router/gateway right away.
> I have confirmed that I am using the correct DNS server(s) and the
> correct default gateway. I can ping localhost and the servers IP
> address, but that is all.
> Another weird thing is if I configure the server to use DHCP,
> everything works fine. Any ideas?

Are you sure all the settings are absolutely identical between the DHCP setup
and when you set things up statically? The only thing I can think of is that
whoever manages your DNS hasn't set up the reverse lookup for the gateway's

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