Re: Networking borked on new squeeze install
On Mon, Apr 9, 2012 at 11:34 PM, Brad Alexander <email@example.com> wrote:
> Sounds like a dns problem, Mat. Can you ping a network address outside
> your borders? I like to keep several in the back of my head for that:
> GTE/MCI/VZN's dns servers are 22.214.171.124, 126.96.36.199 and 188.8.131.52. Google's
> are 184.108.40.206 and 220.127.116.11. Can you ping them by address? what does the
> search and/or domain lines in /etc/resolv.conf say?
> On Mon, Apr 9, 2012 at 10:38 PM, Mat Enders <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> Here is a stumper. I just completed a brand new installation of
>> Debian, during installation it could not reach the repositories so
>> only a base installation was completed.
>> I am logged directly into the machine not via ssh. Network appears to
>> have configured correctly via dhcp.
>> ifconfig says I have the correct network address
>> route -n shows the correct gateway
>> resolv.conf shows the correct DNS servers
>> from another machine on the network I can ping the gateway and www.google.com
>> from the new install attempting to ping the gateway destination host
>> unreachable and for Google it says unknown host
>> I can ssh into the machine via its IP address and I can ssh into other
>> machines on the network, from the newly installed machine, via their
>> IP address
>> I am stumped any help would be appreciated.
No I can not ping outside of the network at I can not even ping the
gateway with the new machine. I can ping inside the network and use
ssh inside the network with the new machine.
Mathew E. Enders
"Where once Samba and Apache sold Linux to the world they are now just
part of the plumbing. But that's OK, plumbers make good money."