no internet connection
sutter at ecology.at
Thu Oct 27 08:52:38 UTC 2005
yes, this ISP requires the mac adress of the network card (hardware
adress) for identification. does ubuntu sent this adress in the DHCP
request? how to check, if it does?
On Wed, 2005-10-26 at 21:00 -0500, Carl Karsten wrote:
> philipp sutter wrote:
> > hi, i just installed ubunte 5.10 on two computers. one is a laptop. on
> > both i do not get an internet connection. the strange thing is that the
> > laptop can establish a connection in my office where i have an other
> > isp. but when i connect the laptop at home i dont get a connection (no
> > ip, no dns; nore when i use fixed ip). the pc and the laptop uses at
> > home the same isp (chello.at).
> > has anybody an idea how to solve this problem. thanks for any hint.
> http://www.chello.at/Support shows:
> Wien: proxy.chello.at:8080
> 184.108.40.206, 220.127.116.11
> Which makes me think it may not be a "normal" ISP. But I don't read German (?) so
> I have no clue what that page says.
> Long shot: the ISP requries some sort of ClientID to be sent as part of the DHCP
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