Routing Problem

DC Parris dcparris at
Wed Mar 1 06:35:59 UTC 2006

On Tuesday 28 February 2006 02:32 pm, 國產 Wei-Yee Chan wrote:
> Have U tried asking Fred?  He's using Suse, so he might know.

No, but my thinking was that, if I could get the SUSE laptop to connect to the 
Internet, but not the Ubuntu box, then I might need to fix something on the 
Ubuntu box.  The Knoppix box doesn't connect either - only the laptop.

> DC Parris wrote:
> > Greetings,
> >
> > My primary box, running SUSE Linux 10.0 is doubling as my router.  I can
> > get my laptop running SUSE 10.0 to connect to the Internet through this
> > primary box.  However, I have not been able to successfully connect to
> > the Internet from an Ubuntu 5.10 box on my LAN.  Running a single distro
> > environment is not feasible for my situation, but at least there are no
> > Windows boxes. Anyway, here's my basic info.
> >
> > The primary box has two NICs, one connects to Roadrunner via DHCP, and
> > the internal NIC provides DHCP service to the internal LAN.  The Ubuntu
> > box is getting it's IP address from the SUSE box just fine.  It even
> > lists the SUSE box as its name server.  Yet, it doesn't see the external
> > NIC.
> >
> > When I ping the external NIC, I get a "network unreachable" message. 
> > When I first installed Ubuntu, I had no need to share the connection, and
> > did not configure a default route.  I believe that is where the problem
> > lies, but am not sure what to do about it.  Any help is greatly
> > appreciated.
> >
> > Regards,
> > Don

Rev. DC Parris,   Pastor
Oakdale Christian Fellowship
(704) 398-1506

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