Re: ssh: no route to host
On Thu, 21 Jul 2011 19:55:16 +0100
Brian <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Wed 20 Jul 2011 at 14:51:45 -0500, Hugo Vanwoerkom wrote:
> > Camaleón wrote:
> >> Yep, as Walter suggested, this can be a problem with DHCP that has
> >> given another IP to the laptop. If you have only two machines in
> >> the LAN, give them static IPs so you don't have to depend on your
> >> router's DHCP eccentricities :-)
> > But the IP should show up in ifconfig, no? And that did not change
> > after the failure...
> The advice is still not unsound though. It will take DHCP out of
> Is the problem one which appears after being able to ssh to the laptop
> successfully at some earlier time, like 5 minutes ago? What happens
> with ping/traceroute/ssh/telnet/route/arp from desktop to laptop and
> vice versa? Is there wireless on either machine? Does taking down the
> firewall on the router make any difference?
Another line of thought: being a laptop, does it go into standby or
hibernation? Debian doesn't have a great record for waking up the
machine properly afterwards.
Not without first doing some research using Ubuntu...