eth0: no IPv6 router present
On Tue, Jun 17, 2008 at 09:04:42PM -0400, Thomas H. George wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 17, 2008 at 08:19:45PM -0400, Will Murnane wrote:
> > On Tue, Jun 17, 2008 at 19:32, Thomas H. George <lists at tomgeorge.info> wrote:
> > > When the bootup
> > > is complete I replace the interfaces file with a copy of the parent
> > > machine's interfaces file and run /etc/init.d/networking restart.
> > Wouldn't this try to configure it with the same address as the
> > "parent" machine? Try assigning a different address and see if that
> > works. If it does, you can put the interfaces file in
> > .../deb-live/config/chroot_local_includes/etc/network/interfaces and
> > rebuild.
> > Assuming this isn't the problem, what does "netstat -rn" and "ifconfig
> > eth0" show after you've restarted networking?
> > Lastly, if you'd like to set up a DHCP server (and are allowed to,
> > ofc) send me a message off-list and I'll help you get a working
> > configuration.
> > Will
> Some Progress. The ifconfig shows that eth0 has been given the address
> 169.254.122.180 and will not allow it to be changed or deleted. However
> ifconfig will create eth0:0 and allow the address of the parent machine
> to be assigned to eth0:0 after which I can successfully ping other
> machines on the lan. The catch is there is no option in ifconfig to
> define the gateway - e.g. the lan IP address of the firewall - so there
> is no access to the internet.
> BTW When I say parent machine I mean of course the box on which I built
> the Debian Live CD. When I boot this box from the CD there is no address
> conflict as the hard drive is not mounted.
netstat -rn shows two eth0's with entries as described above and 0.0.0.0
for the gateway. I remembered that there is a command route and tried
'route add gw 192.168.2.102'. The response was, 'gw: Unknown host'.
That is the IP of the gateway and I can ping it successfully.
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