Re: network connectivity problems
On 14 Aug 2001 21:46:56 -0400, noah wrote:
> Thanks for the reply . . .
> At 10:46 AM 13/08/2001, Michael Heldebrant wrote:
> >On 10 Aug 2001 15:47:32 -0400, noah wrote:
> > > I'm running Woody on a Dell Inspiron 8000 - I have a cable Internet
> > > connection through a D-Link DFE-650 PCMCIA card. The connection worked
> > fine
> > > until I installed kernel 2.4.7 - now it doesn't work at all. It took some
> > > messing around to get it to work initially, so I've become somewhat
> > > familiar with dhcp and pcmcia - everything appears to be configured
> > > properly (the way it was when it worked with the older kernel), but I get
> > > no Internet.
> >Please clarify "no internet." If no web sites come up, check if you
> >have explicit congestion notification turned on in the kernel. you can
> >turn it off with a recompile or an echo 0 > /proc/sys/net/ipv4/tcp_ecn I
> Thanks, I'll give this a shot - my criteria for no Internet were that I
> couldn't connect with Mozilla, but also that "ping whatever.com" returned
> "unknown host" - from what I learned getting the connection working with
> kernel 2.2.X, it looks like everything should work, but since I installed
> 2.4.7 I can't seem to connect.
This description of "no internet" now allows me to guess that a dns
problem is the core of it now. What is your /etc/resolv.conf before and
after you connect with pppd and who is supposed to be your name server?