Re: Intermittent internet since upgrading to squeeze
On Mon, 28 Feb 2011 22:31:55 +0200, George wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 28, 2011 at 2:04 PM, Camaleón wrote:
>> Simple ethernet networking can be "not that simple" :-)
>> Are you using dhcp or any dial client (pppd)? Are you using
>> Can you still make local pings?
>> Can you browse the web if you specify the IP address of the host?
>> Ethernet card and driver?
> I'm using dhcp. I don't know if I'm using networkmanager.
It is enabled by default, so if you didn't turn it off it should be up,
configured and running.
> Once the problem starts I can only ping localhost.
When it happens, run "/sbin/ifconfig" to get the current status of your
network adapter and also "ip ro" to display the available routes.
> I can't even ping the gateway router.
That can mean that you have lost all of your network card data (ip,
netmask, gateway...). The above commands will tell.
> My /etc/network/interfaces is as follows:
> # The primary network interface
> allow-hotplug eth0
> iface eth0 inet dhcp
> auto eth0
Then you are using a dhcp server to get all the data for the interface.
You will have to find out why you are losing contact with your dhcp
server, which I guess is configured in the router itself, right?
As first step, you could (as root):
grep -i dhcp /var/log/syslog