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Re: [opensuse] Home network problem
  • From: Mike McMullin <mwmcmlln@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 05 Dec 2006 14:28:17 -0500
  • Message-id: <1165346899.15194.2.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Tue, 2006-12-05 at 12:43 +0100, zoran korac wrote:
> --- 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

I cannot complain seeing as my ping resulted in:
ping 209.97.46.5
PING 209.97.46.5 (209.97.46.5) 56(84) bytes of data.
64 bytes from 209.97.46.5: icmp_seq=1 ttl=240 time=163 ms
64 bytes from 209.97.46.5: icmp_seq=2 ttl=240 time=157 ms
64 bytes from 209.97.46.5: icmp_seq=3 ttl=240 time=161 ms
64 bytes from 209.97.46.5: icmp_seq=4 ttl=240 time=164 ms

--- 209.97.46.5 ping statistics ---
4 packets transmitted, 4 received, 0% packet loss, time 3014ms
rtt min/avg/max/mdev = 157.061/161.535/164.755/2.920 ms

But this does not answer DNS resolution, did you use ping
someplace.onnet or the 4d address (i.e. 209.97.46.5)?
>
>
>
> 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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