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Re: [opensuse] Home network problem
  • From: M Harris <harrismh777@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 4 Dec 2006 20:10:11 -0600
  • Message-id: <200612042010.11843.harrismh777@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Monday 04 December 2006 19:04, eharrison@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> The suse box can ping the router and open the administration of the
> network through the default gateway of the router.  Any attempt to reach
> the internet results is www..... can not be found.  /etc/resolv.conf
> changes dynamically and shows the ISP in the search line and their 2
> nameservers, also.  Still not joy.
Can you ping an outside address:


This is the address for

If you can ping the outside address, but can not ping, then
there is something wrong with your name resolution... and
probably /etc/resolv.conf is the problem.

Has this setup ever worked in the past?
What has changed?
Do you have a firewall running on your router?

Kind regards,

M Harris <><
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