[ubuntu-uk] Strange network problem
markwhite at mdpuk.com
Tue May 19 21:48:47 BST 2009
It looks like a router problem not a ubuntu problem.
Have you looked at the home hub setup?
On 19 May 2009, at 21:32, michael wrote:
> I have a friend who seems to be having a few problems.
> It all started when I visited him to sort another computer out only
> him to tell me that Ushare was not working. Upon investigation I found
> that his ip address was set via dhcp to 220.127.116.11 and his system
> not wanting to connect to the web or his home network.
> After a reinstall of 8.10 (due to 8.04 not being able to update to
> 9.04), connectivity was re-established using the normal 192.xx.xx.xx
> address range.
> Got a phone call earlier saying that the original problem was back
> system was only reinstalled less then 24hrs previously) and have just
> spent the last hour trying to sort it out over the phone.
> Whois states that 18.104.22.168 refers to BT which is understandable
> to him having a Homehub 2
> Have tried:
> setting up a static address but Ubuntu seems to insist
> on using the above address
> Swapping cables / router ports
> Soft / Hard reset of the router
> Any ideas?
> ubuntu-uk at lists.ubuntu.com
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