Resp.: Resp.: network problem- can't resolve hosts
I'm on Debian Sid right now, and looking in the kfreebsd partition I
don't see anything named ping
in /bin/, nor is there anything in /usr/bin/ named ping. I'll boot
into kfreebsd and try the commands
anyway to make sure. I'll keep you posted.
2008/11/1, John Knight <email@example.com>:
> Robert Hayes wrote:
>> I can't ping at all- it spits out "unrecognized command". I would
>> never have believed it, but it seems that the tool isn't installed
>> (and won't be until I can get apt-get to connect). Sorry I didn't
>> mention it in the original email.
>> I'm in Debian Sid right now, but here's what the file contains:
>> # Sample /etc/network/interfaces file for GNU/kFreeBSD
>> auto lo0
>> iface lo0 inet loopback
>> # DHCP network (replace ed0 with your interface, if different)
>> #auto ed0
>> #iface ed0 inet dhcp
>> # Static network (replace ed0 with your interface, if different)
>> #auto ed0
>> #iface ed0 inet static
>> # address 192.168.0.3
>> # network 192.168.0.0
>> # netmask 255.255.255.0
>> # gateway 192.168.0.1
>> I'm such a noob. I need to uncomment the DHCP section, don't I ?
>> 2008/11/1, John Knight <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
>>> Robert Hayes wrote:
>>>> hi, i'm just now starting with Debian GNU/kfreebsd and I've already
>>>> run into a problem. Yay me =(
>>>> I installed the amd64 version (the iso is the one that dates to Feb.,
>>>> and it burned correctly), and the installation went without a hitch.
>>>> Upon reboot, no problems. I used "ifconfig -a" and it said that the
>>>> network was up and running (acc. to dmesg the boot process correctly
>>>> identified my network card and loaded the correct modules). But I
>>>> can't connect with anything:
>>>> apt-get update fails, claiming failure to resolve host (on all
>>>> trying to install the pgp keys fails, saying failure to resolve
>>>> subkeys.pgp.net host
>>>> So, what am I doing wrong here? Is ifconfig wrong, or do I need to
>>>> fill out a bug report?
>>>> thanks for any help you can give me.
>>> sounds like a dns issue perhaps. can you ping other servers via ip
>>> of hostname? what is the readout of the following command?
>>> "$ cat /etc/network/interfaces"
>>> John Knight
>>> phone: +1 706 255-9203
>>> e-mail: email@example.com
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> well, this is certainly interesting, hehe
> I'm almost positive my last install of kfreebsd had ping installed as part
> of the basic system. i could be wrong, but I remember getting the
> networking portion up and running was fairly easy.
> I'm sort of clueless as to what exactly is wrong with your system, but I'm
> wondering if there is something wrong with the shell configuration
> concerning the /bin/ directroy. Does running the following command give any
> "$ ls /bin/ | grep ping"
> If so, you might have to type out the entire location of the command and its
> argument like the following:
> "$ /bin/ping 188.8.131.52"
> If not, there might just be a huge issue with the amd64 port. If you are
> using a compatible processor, I would recommend using the latest i386 build
> but that's only because that's the version that I and everyone I've known to
> run and test kfreebsd has used.
> John Knight
> phone: +1 706 255-9203
> e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
> website: geminimicro.com