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> Communication Problems - newbie, ethernet card and router at odds?
Mikey
post Aug 20 2006, 03:26 AM
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I've recently tried many different distros of Linux. Having tried and liked a live version of Ubuntu 6.06, and as everything worked well, (sound, broadband internet etc.) I decided to install it.

Following the (smooth) installation I'm now unable to get online. I'm using a Davicom 9102/A PCI ethernet adapter and an Origo adsl router. My isp (Metronet) tells me my router is working fine and Ubuntu tells me the network card is up and running too. The two don't seem to talk to each other as they did with the 'live' version. All works well when I boot to Windows xp and the live version of Ubuntu still gets me online too!

Any help and suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
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michaelk
post Aug 22 2006, 09:09 AM
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Just for fun try to manaully configure an IP address
sudo ifconfig eth0 192.168.0.2 netmask 255.255.255.0 up

Change the IP address to match your router subnet.
Try pinging the router.
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post Aug 22 2006, 10:39 AM
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QUOTE (michaelk @ Aug 22 2006, 03:09 PM) *
Just for fun try to manaully configure an IP address
sudo ifconfig eth0 192.168.0.2 netmask 255.255.255.0 up

Change the IP address to match your router subnet.
Try pinging the router.



I tried it. Got no reply from the ping. :$
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