Cannot Surf Internet, but I can Ping
kevin at kevinpurcell.org
Fri Jan 27 20:32:11 UTC 2006
I appreciate all your help. I use static because I also have a range
extender and in order to get it to play with my lan it has to be configured
in a static environment. But thanks for the suggestions and help. Now do
you know how to get ATI drivers working?
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> [mailto:ubuntu-users-bounces at lists.ubuntu.com] On Behalf Of
> Derek Broughton
> Sent: Friday, January 27, 2006 12:49 PM
> To: ubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com
> Subject: RE: Cannot Surf Internet, but I can Ping
> Kevin Purcell wrote:
> >> However, as you say, the DHCP server in the router should
> have done
> >> this too. Does the OP have DHCP turned off?
> > Not using DHCP. Using static.
> Then, as the doctor said, DON'T DO THAT! :-)
> Really, DHCP is a Very Good Thing (TM). If you want your
> computer to always get the same IP, configure _that_ in the
> DHCP settings. I'm pretty sure the stock Linksys supports
> that (They call it "Static DHCP"!). There's no reason why
> you should need a static IP on your computer unless it's a
> server, but if it is, let the DHCP server set it and then you
> get all the additional benefits (DNS, Gateways, possibly
> WINS) automatically.
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