Network software problem..
frank at langtind.no
Fri Dec 8 02:07:47 PST 2000
I'm not an expert on networks, but I believe that using address 192.168.0.0
on a NIC is a bad idea. As far as I know, this is the address/name of the
network (in the same manner as 192.168.0.255 would be the broadcast address.).
Maybe using the NIC address 192.168.0.1 would solve your problems ?
At 04:49 08.12.2000 -0500, you wrote:
>In a message dated 12/8/00 3:28:05 AM Eastern Standard Time,
>ghovs at ghovs.moo.ca writes:
><< Hm, what do you get out of `route -n` and `ifconfig`?
> have you run `ifconfig eth0 IP_OF_ETH0 netmask NETMASK_OF_ETH0` and
> `route add default gw IP_OF_YOUR_GATEWAY`?
> Are you sure you don't need DHCPcd?
> To fix the (none) thing, run /sbin/hostname -f /etc/hostname after
> making an
> /etc/hostname containing, surprisingly, your desired hostname on a single
> line. >>
>I ran ifconfig, results are posted below:
>eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:20:78:1A:93:DB inet
>addr:192.168.0.0 Bcast:192.168.0.255 Mask:255.255.0.0 UP BROADCAST
>RUNNING MULTICAST MTU:1500 Metric:1 RX packets:262 errors:0
>dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0 TX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0
>overruns:0 carrier:0 collisions:0 txqueuelen:100
>Interrupt:10 Base address:0xef80
>Then I ran route -n...,
>Kernel IP routing table
>Destination Gateway Genmask Flags Metric Ref Use Iface
>192.168.0.0 0.0.0.0 255.255.0.0 U 0 0
> 0 eth0
>I ran ifconfig eth0 192.168.0.0 netmask 255.255.0.0, but when it came to
>running the second command I did not know what to put in for the gateway.
>As far as the "/sbin/hostname -f /etc/hostname" command you offered, do you
>mean "/bin/hostname -f /etc/hostname", cause my hostname file is in the bin
>directory not the sbin directory.
>Thanks for all the help,
>Stranded in Good ole Lodi
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