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post Nov 2 2003, 10:43 PM
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my internet won't work on a new install of RedHat 9.0 but i can direct connect to my linksys router at 192.168.1.1 so I'm really confused as why I can't get on the net, please help
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normally, this is a DNS issue.

Try the command traceroute -n www.yahoo.com

the output should look similar to this:
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[jrh@localhost jrh]# traceroute -n www.yahoo.com
traceroute: Warning: www.yahoo.com has multiple addresses; using 216.109.118.68
traceroute to www.yahoo.akadns.net (216.109.118.68), 30 hops max, 38 byte packets
1  192.168.0.1  0.335 ms  0.226 ms  0.222 ms
2  10.98.64.1  9.915 ms  19.283 ms  16.566 ms
3  24.170.32.37  10.535 ms  22.723 ms  10.346 ms
4  24.170.32.125  19.525 ms  9.907 ms  17.885 ms
5  24.93.33.229  32.053 ms  14.774 ms  29.929 ms
6  24.93.33.165  21.872 ms  23.158 ms  15.533 ms
7  66.185.133.145  21.368 ms  22.944 ms  14.527 ms
8  66.185.150.148  22.401 ms  22.917 ms  14.850 ms
9  66.185.152.132  35.074 ms  21.782 ms  21.377 ms
10  66.185.133.97  36.657 ms  22.513 ms  20.309 ms
11  66.185.133.190  36.999 ms  21.106 ms  21.700 ms
12  209.244.15.165  37.023 ms  20.069 ms  21.053 ms
13  64.159.0.138  53.936 ms  53.506 ms  52.009 ms
14  64.159.18.67  54.430 ms  53.303 ms  60.809 ms
15  63.210.59.254  53.919 ms  56.015 ms  53.964 ms
16  216.109.120.146  55.802 ms 216.109.120.142  54.525 ms  54.374 ms
17  216.109.118.68  64.263 ms  54.314 ms  54.511 ms


If that gives you errors, try the command traceroute -n 216.109.118.68.

If the output works, the problem is that you can't do name lookups. Verify that you have a file called:

/etc/reslov.conf

It should have the following in it (assuming your linsys router has DNS extensions turned on ...):
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search localdomain
nameserver 192.168.1.1


If you have another DNS server on your domain, you could substitute it's ip address for 192.168.1.1...


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