Re: LAN problem with Etch
On Sunday 10 December 2006 22:49, Florian Kulzer wrote:
> On Sun, Dec 10, 2006 at 21:56:09 +0100, Nigel Henry wrote:
> > /etc/network/interfaces as below. This was set up when I installed Woody,
> > which has been pregressively upgraded to Etch.
> > # The first network card - this entry was created during the Debian
> > installation
> > # (network, broadcast, and gateway are optional)
> > auto eth0
> > iface eth0 inet static
> > address 192.168.0.8
> > netmask 255.255.255.0
> > network 192.168.0.0
> > broadcast 192.168.0.255
> > gateway 192.168.0.1
> > Ifconfig -a below.
> > debian:/home/djmons# ifconfig -a
> > eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:40:F4:93:28:F5
> > inet addr:169.254.187.86 Bcast:169.254.255.255
> > Mask:255.255.0.0
> > Netstat -nr below.
> > debian:/home/djmons# netstat -nr
> > Kernel IP routing table
> > Destination Gateway Genmask Flags MSS Window irtt
> > Iface 192.168.0.0 0.0.0.0 255.255.255.0 U 0 0
> > 0 eth0 169.254.0.0 0.0.0.0 255.255.0.0 U 0 0
> > 0 eth0 0.0.0.0 192.168.0.1 0.0.0.0 UG 0
> > 0 0 eth0 debian:/home/djmons#
> > No DHCP client, and the Smoothwall firewall is set up to use static
> > addresses for the 2 machines and the various distros that run on them on
> > the LAN.
> That looks like the standard zeroconf issue to me. If you have the
> "zeroconf" package installed, purge it and the problem should go away.
Sorry for my ignorance. I have the zeroconf package installed. what is the
syntax needed to purge it?