[sclug] No external net connection

Derek M Jones derek at knosof.co.uk
Tue Dec 13 00:44:29 UTC 2005


 > You go on to explain some bits and bobs but don't say what Internet
 > connection you have or how you usually use it.  Is it a ppp connection

There was me thinking I was well known ;-)


>> I have just upgraded a machine to Suse 10.0 (from
>> 9.3) and lost my internet connection :-(
>> No problem connecting (ftp, telnet, etc) to local
>> machines.
> Firstly, are your default gateway and subnet mask settings still OK?

They have not changed since 9.3

> Next, have you tried disabling IPv6? Add to /etc/modprobe.conf (or the SuSE
> equivalent):
> install net-pf-10 /bin/true

NTL don't have any problem with IPv6 from my laptop (running
Suse 10.0 to a Netgear WGR614).  Who knows what will happen when
they get involved with Virgin.

> Failing that, run ethereal whilst attempting to make an http connection and
> put the capture file online somewhere so we can take a look at what's
> happening.

No packets are getting that far.  Something on my 'updated' machine
has decided not to talk to the external world.

Derek M. Jones                              tel: +44 (0) 1252 520 667
Knowledge Software Ltd                      mailto:derek at knosof.co.uk
Applications Standards Conformance Testing    http://www.knosof.co.uk

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