Re: networking with a DSL router
On Sun, Jun 02, 2002 at 07:50:05PM -0400, Robert Webb wrote:
> Patrick Albuquerque wrote:
> >Hi all,
> >I bought an Ovislink SR-500 router/switch, but can't configure it.
> >It has a default address of 192.168.1.254, and I'm supposed to be able
> >to configure it via telnet at port 333. Unfortunately I can't even ping
> >My internet connection is up on ppp0/eth0 as I write this and I'm
> >trying the following steps:
> > ifconfig eth1 192.168.0.2
> > route add 192.168.1.254 eth1
> >and route -n says
> >Kernel IP routing table
> >Destination Gateway Genmask Flags Metric Ref
> >Use Iface
> >126.96.36.199 0.0.0.0 255.255.255.255 UH 0 0 0 ppp0
> >192.168.1.254 0.0.0.0 255.255.255.255 UH 0 0 0 eth1
> >192.168.0.0 0.0.0.0 255.255.255.0 U 0 0 0 eth0
> >192.168.0.0 0.0.0.0 255.255.255.0 U 0 0 0 eth1
> >0.0.0.0 188.8.131.52 0.0.0.0 UG 0 0 0 ppp0
> >When I try ping 192.168.1.254 I can see the light on the router
> >flashing but get 100% packet loss. telnet just times out.
> >(the 192.168.0.0 stuff is from snort, I think)
> >I know next to nothing about networking and its manual assumes M$.
> >Does anyone have any ideas on where I'm going wrong?
> > "There are 10 different kinds of people in the world,
> > those who count in binary, and those who don't"
> AFAIK you must have your ethernet in the same subnet. Just putting in
> that route statement will NOT
> work. You must change the IP on your machine to the 192.168.1.xxx subnet.
YES!!! I switched eth1 to 192.168.1.2 and now I'm in!
Now I just need to use tftp to upgrade the firmware, should be trivial
Many thanks Robert, I was stuck on this for a week.
"There are 10 different kinds of people in the world,
those who count in binary, and those who don't"
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