[LUNI] Network help please
mmartin at amath.washington.edu
Fri Nov 15 17:33:10 CST 2002
The failure of your ping means that routing isn't configured properly on your
machines and possibly on the router. Once routing is fixed, if you get the
same error message with Mozilla as you have been getting, it means that name
resolution is set up improperly. I'm rushing out of the door right now so I
don't have time to tell you how to fix either of these. But maybe someone
else on the list would be kind enough to do so.
On Friday 15 November 2002 15:09, Javier Salazar wrote:
> You are correct, there is no web server on that router. However, from
> windows when I key in the ip address of the router from within a web
> browser I get the administration screen for the router. Once I type in
> the user id & password, I can modify the router settings. That's what
> I would have expected from the linux side.
> To answer your other comments. I tried to ping 220.127.116.11 (Cnet).
> I got back was "Connect: network unreachable". If I try to connect via
> Mozilla, the message I get is as follows:
> "www.cnet.com could not be found. Please check the name and try
> All this while I am still able to ping the other box on the network, and
> ping the router.
> Any other suggestions?
> Mark Martin wrote:
> > Is there a web server running on the router? Probably not. So, you
> > can't expect a web browser to do anything other than time-out in
> > attempting to contact the router, which is the behavior that you are
> > experiencing.
> > You should now see if you are able to contact machines on the other side
> > of the router. Try pinging first, then try your web browser or other
> > favorite network client. Your ability to do this will depend on whether
> > routing is properly configured on the router and on your other machines.
> > Mark
> > On Friday 15 November 2002 08:14, Javier Salazar wrote:
> > > Here is what I have done so far:
> > > 1) For testing purposes, I stopped the firewall on linux.
> > > 2) I issued "ifconfig eth0 18.104.22.168".
> > > 3) I was able to ping the Linksys router.
> > > 4) I was able to ping the other box on the network.
> > > 5) I was able to ping the linux box from the other box.
> > > 6) When I tried to access the router via the web browser I get
> > > this message:
> > > "The document contains no data".
> > > The message comes up after about 1 1/2 minute of waiting.
> > >
> > > Any Ideas?
> > >
> > > TIA
> > >
> > > Javier
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