How do i know whether my NIC works or not?
cschult at gmx.de
Wed Dec 30 17:31:09 UTC 2009
> On Wed, 2009-12-30 at 14:44 +0100, Christian Schult wrote:
> > Your interface eth0 is now in the same network as your router (you've
> > stated in a previous mail, maybe in another thread, that the router has
> > 192.168.1.1). So he must be reachable now if he is up and running.
> > We have now:
> > 1 the NIC is known by your kernel as Realtec something, lspci showed the
> > device.
> > 2 the NIC is set up now as eth0 with ip 192.168.1.42/255.255.255.0
> > 3 the router has ip 192.168.1.1
> > 4 ping 184.108.40.206 is routed through eth0 but the router is not reachable
> > for ping, i fear it not even does not respond to ping but is
> > completely unreachable
> > Are you sure the ruter has ip 192.168.1.1?
> > Please check the ethernet cable between your PC and the router, perhaps
> > you can replace it with an other one.
> yes, the router page was not reachable even through the browser,
> the router cable is ok and i checked with another one too.
> do you think,
> i should format and see? (booting from live cd didn't work though)
> or replace with a new router?
If formating means installing Ubuntu again - no, don't do this, it's not
necessary. This is not W*ndows.
But i must say, i've got no more idea what to try out now.
Do you have a firewall running on your desktop pc?
$ route -n
$ sudo /sbin/iptables -nL
Do you have other computers in your network which can connect to the
Is the router running? Did you try to reboot the router (plug power off
and on after a few seconds)?
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