[ubuntu-uk] Strange network problem
ubuntu at bigmassiveheed.co.uk
Tue May 19 21:55:56 BST 2009
Im not sure if it is the hub.
There is a windows laptop and two xbox 360's that are able to connect
Just seems to be the ubuntu box.
Mark White wrote:
> 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 126.96.36.199 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 188.8.131.52 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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