Re: LAN problem with Etch
On Sun, Dec 10, 2006 at 21:56:09 +0100, Nigel Henry wrote:
> /etc/network/interfaces as below. This was set up when I installed Woody,
> which has been pregressively upgraded to Etch.
> # The first network card - this entry was created during the Debian
> # (network, broadcast, and gateway are optional)
> auto eth0
> iface eth0 inet static
> address 192.168.0.8
> netmask 255.255.255.0
> network 192.168.0.0
> broadcast 192.168.0.255
> gateway 192.168.0.1
> Ifconfig -a below.
> debian:/home/djmons# ifconfig -a
> eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:40:F4:93:28:F5
> inet addr:169.254.187.86 Bcast:169.254.255.255 Mask:255.255.0.0
> Netstat -nr below.
> debian:/home/djmons# netstat -nr
> Kernel IP routing table
> Destination Gateway Genmask Flags MSS Window irtt Iface
> 192.168.0.0 0.0.0.0 255.255.255.0 U 0 0 0 eth0
> 169.254.0.0 0.0.0.0 255.255.0.0 U 0 0 0 eth0
> 0.0.0.0 192.168.0.1 0.0.0.0 UG 0 0 0 eth0
> No DHCP client, and the Smoothwall firewall is set up to use static addresses
> for the 2 machines and the various distros that run on them on the LAN.
That looks like the standard zeroconf issue to me. If you have the
"zeroconf" package installed, purge it and the problem should go away.