Can't Navigate My LAN Or Ping

Mark Kirkwood markir at
Sat Dec 6 23:40:59 UTC 2008

Leonard Chatagnier wrote:
> Think I've done that before but here it is again.
> But you may have to interpret it as it looks like
> it says that it always has been.
> lchata at ubuntu:~$ netstat -Frn
> Kernel IP routing table
> Destination     Gateway         Genmask         Flags   MSS Window  irtt Iface
>   U         0 0          0 eth0
>   U         0 0          0 wlan0
>     U         0 0          0 wlan0
>         UG        0 0          0 wlan0
>         UG        0 0          0 eth0
> lchata at ubuntu:~$

Maybe I missed it - anyway, yeah - your workstation thinks its gateway 
is - looks like you have a wireless network (as I type 
this I see your next message which mentions this, LOL).
>> If you changed it manually, it's possible a loss of
>> power
>> (blackout,etc) caused it to reset to factory defaults. Any
>> manual
>> changes you did would be erased.
> The router was unplugged yesterday while talking to ATT but the
> problem existed well before I unplugged it.  I'm going to do a manual
> reset of the router using the button on the back side but not before I
> hear from NoOp and Nils who first responded to this thread.  Don't want
> to do something to break the chain until I hear from them.  Thanks for 
> your input and please tell me your thoughts on the output of netstat -Frn.
> Does it not verify that my gateway/router IP is I ask because
> I'm not very network literate.

Good plan, waiting for No0p et al.  And, re the router, yes - see above.

What I would recommend next is to install nmap, scan your router ip (i.e 
nmap and post the results here (unless No0p et al provide 
an alternative solution that is...).

best wishes


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