[ubuntu-uk] Karmic networking broken

Jonathon Fernyhough j.fernyhough at gmail.com
Mon Oct 26 20:54:45 GMT 2009

2009/10/26 John Levin <technolalia at gmail.com>:
> Hi,
> I'm trying out karmic, and the networking seems to be broken on both my
> Lenovo N500 laptop and VMWare Fusion virtual machine atop of OS X Snow
> Leopard.
> It claims to be connected, and I can log into my router, but cannot get
> anything through firefox, thunderbird, synaptic etc. The hardware test
> claims to be able to touch the net.
> Can anyone help with diagnosing these problems?
> John

Reboot, press ESC to bring up the GRUB menu, press "e" to edit the
kernel line, add "ipv6.disable=1" (no quotes) to the end of the line
that ends "quiet splash". Press Ctrl-X to boot.

Congrats, you've just disabled IPV6 globally - is that any better?

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