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Re: Fwd: Billion 7800N

On Tue, Aug 09, 2011 at 02:53:16PM +1000, Heddle Weaver wrote:
>    On 9 August 2011 01:37, Camaleón <[1]noelamac@gmail.com> wrote:
>      On Mon, 08 Aug 2011 13:14:29 +1000, Heddle Weaver wrote:
>      (...)
>      > Tried to ping and tcptraceroute with the only reaction either way 'No
>      > network present'.
>      Then you seem to have a network configuration problem.
>      Your router should be configured as stated by the manual and you have to
>      configure your network interface with an IP in the same network so you
>      can reach it.
>      Show us the output of "/sbin/ifconfig" and then what you get after a
>      "ping".
>    Bandit:/sbin# ./ifconfig
>    eth0      Link encap:Ethernet  HWaddr 00:15:60:c2:63:46  
>              inet6 addr: fe80::215:60ff:fec2:6346/64 Scope:Link
>              UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST  MTU:1500  Metric:1
>              RX packets:14321 errors:0 dropped:737 overruns:0 frame:0
>              TX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
>              collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000 
>              RX bytes:1694113 (1.6 MiB)  TX bytes:0 (0.0 B)
>              Interrupt:16 

Here's your problem. eth0 has no address. The only IPv4 connectivity you
have is to via lo (below). Your computer has no way
to reach so is legitimately returning "Network is

Try the following command:

# ip addr add broadcast dev eth0

then point your web browser to "";. As Camaléon and
others have pointed out, you need to have an address on the same subnet
as your router to be able to talk to it. Often, this is done with DHCP,
but you may not have that set up if you've previously configured the

>    lo        Link encap:Local Loopback  
>              inet addr:  Mask:
>              inet6 addr: ::1/128 Scope:Host
>              UP LOOPBACK RUNNING  MTU:16436  Metric:1
>              RX packets:146783 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
>              TX packets:146783 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
>              collisions:0 txqueuelen:0 
>              RX bytes:11620515 (11.0 MiB)  TX bytes:11620515 (11.0 MiB)
>    And....
>    weaver@Bandit:~$ ping
>    connect: Network is unreachable
Paul Saunders

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