Re: Newbie networking
Subject: Newbie networking
Date: Sat, Apr 10, 1999 at 02:40:57PM -0400
In reply to:damaged justice
Quoting damaged justice(firstname.lastname@example.org):
> As a relatively veteran user of other distributions (Redhat mainly, but also
> many of the single-floppy ones), I feel astoundingly stupid for presenting this
> problem, but here goes. Just installed Debian 2.1 base, and everything is
> working fine except for one glaring exception. The module for NIC (ne2000)
> loads successfully, all the network routes are configured correctly, and yet
> it's unable to ping anyone except itself. What makes this a real hair-puller:
> This box works perfectly when booted with the latest LOAF floppy. Same kernel
> (2.0.36), identical routing information, with the exception that it works
> (except for DNS lookups).
See man resolv.conf. You need your nameserver addresses in there.
If it works with the IP # then that your problem.
BTW I would thing RH also had the same file.
> Any ideas? I'm already enjoying the cleaner feel of Debian over Redhat, and
> would like to eventually switch over to it entirely if I can resolve this
> little issue. (apt-get was one of the things that got me interested initially.)
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> this is my stop excuse me... if i'm wrong please correct
> got to get off excuse me... you're standing on my neck...
> i might go pop i've got to be direct ...la la LA la la...
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