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Re: [opensuse] Home network problem
  • From: zoran korac <zoran@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 5 Dec 2006 12:43:21 +0100
  • Message-id: <200612051243.21305.zoran@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
--- 209.97.46.5 ping statistics ---
120 packets transmitted, 120 received, 0% packet loss, time 119019ms

--- www.usatoday.com ping statistics ---
7 packets transmitted, 7 received, 0% packet loss, time 6007ms
rtt min/avg/max/mdev = 165.125/165.926/166.666/0.629 ms
lxuser@ranzor:~>

Is this good enough?

zoran




On Tuesday 05 December 2006 12:06, Mike McMullin Schreef:
> On Tue, 2006-12-05 at 05:55 -0500, Mike McMullin wrote:
> > On Mon, 2006-12-04 at 20:10 -0600, M Harris wrote:
> > > 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:
> > >
> > > ping 209.97.46.5
> > >
> > > This is the address for www.usatoday.com.
> > >
> > > If you can ping the outside address, but can not ping
> > > www.usatoday.com, then there is something wrong with your name
> > > resolution... and
> > > probably /etc/resolv.conf is the problem.
> >
> > That file should point to the router, the router should get the
> > dynamic name server information from the ISP. I have a similar
> > intermittent problem with my SMC4008ABR. Other than forcing the name
> > server information into the Config file (via YaST) I have found that
> > dis-connecting the DSL connection, and then reconnecting, using it's
> > administration software, to be a cure.
> >
> >
> > {snip}
>
> Just a followup on a couple of thins I read after posting this. Your
> Linux system worked find until recently, and recently there was a major
> storm in your area. Is it possible that your NIC is fried and you are
> getting intermittent connections with it? When I get the network is
> unreachable problem, I usually open YaST delete the network card
> information, and then re-install the network card. YaST picks up the
> info and I get a network connect again. IT's not pretty but could be
> informative.
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