In <SNT125-W520C423B872FB71E60D473DB3E0@phx.gbl>, Hadi Motamedi wrote: >I upgraded my > Debian box from Sarge to Lenny . Did you read the Release Notes? If not, you should. Also note that going directly from Sarge to Lenny isn't really supported -- it may or may not have worked completely. You should have done an intermediate upgrade to Etch. > It is now running version 5.0.4 . But > surprisingly I cannot connect it to Internet , as I did previously . I am > trying as the followings : > >#ifconfig eth0 ip-address netmask netmask-bits up > >#route add default gw gw-address > >#vi /etc/resolv.conf > >domain domain-name > >nameserver dns-server > >I did it repeatedly when I was on my Sarge and it always got true . By I am > trying for the same procedure on my new Lenny and it does not get through . > Can you please let me know why ? Can you ping the gw-address? Can you ping the dns-server? Is eth0 the correct device? The output of (/sbin/ifconfig -a) might help us determine that. You should be using /etc/network/interfaces to configure your network. Then, you can use ifup and ifdown or even have the device automatically started as boot time. See (man 5 interfaces) for information about the file. -- Boyd Stephen Smith Jr. ,= ,-_-. =. email@example.com ((_/)o o(\_)) ICQ: 514984 YM/AIM: DaTwinkDaddy `-'(. .)`-' http://iguanasuicide.net/ \_/
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