Total Networking Failure after upgrade to 12.04LTS
compdoc at hotrodpc.com
Sun Jul 28 02:32:48 UTC 2013
> After a server upgrade from 10.04LTS to 12.04LTS, which otherwise seemed
very normal, networking is non-functional. Nothing works (ping, dns, ssh,
etc). Cannot ping any address, even on the LAN, and the system is not
pingable from other systems on the LAN.
There is a file that has given me endless problems when I change network
adaptors in my servers. The code that creates it and modifies it is not very
robust, and sometimes you have to take matters into your own hands:
You might look at this file. Supposedly, if you delete the file, or delete
the entries for your nics within the file, it should generate a new file or
new entries. But this doesn't always happen, so don't make changes without a
If you have two nics there should be two entries in that file. Often, it
gets confused and you'll have more entries than you should. However, I don't
know how many entries you should see for bonded nics since I haven't used a
bonded pair in years.
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