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Re: [SLE] Internal LAN cannot reach the wild Internet
  • From: Ken Schneider <suse-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 17 May 2005 14:33:44 -0400
  • Message-id: <1116354824.8467.15.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Wed, 2005-05-18 at 01:22 +0800, Ronald Wiplinger wrote:
> Ken Schneider wrote:
>
> >On Wed, 2005-05-18 at 00:46 +0800, Ronald Wiplinger wrote:
> >
> >
> >>Ken Schneider wrote:
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>>On Wed, 2005-05-18 at 00:28 +0800, Ronald Wiplinger wrote:
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>How do you connect to the internet? It looks like you are using a public
> >>>address on eth1 which I am not sure is appropriate. I would expect a
> >>>ppp0 or adsl0(?) interface which connects to the internet through your
> >>>ISP.
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>The public IP is correct. The machine is really on the "wild Internet"
> >>
> >>
> >>bye
> >>
> >>Ronald
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >Again, how do you connect to the internet?, my crystal ball is broken.
> >There has to be some device you plug into, unless your ISP ran a
> > v e r y l o n g cat 5 cable to your place.
> >
> >
> >
> Your crystal ball is not brocken, ... I DO have fix public IP addresses
> here, ... if you see it as a LONG cat 5 cable or a fiber is not important.
>
> eth1 is connected to the Internet, eth0 is connected to the LAN
>
So you have a ethernet connection that requires no cable, modem or
hardware other then the ethernet card. Interesting.

--
Ken Schneider
UNIX since 1989, linux since 1994, SuSE since 1998

"The day Microsoft makes something that doesn't suck is probably
the day they start making vacuum cleaners." -Ernst Jan Plugge


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