VIA Rhine network card problem

Bill's LFS Login lfsbill at nospam.dot
Tue Nov 11 13:54:06 PST 2003


On Tue, 11 Nov 2003, Justin Knierim wrote:

> On Behalf Of Erik Postma
> ><snip>

> SO, it seems that it is working in this case.  At least eth0 is up, and
> has an IP, and the settings look the same as in the host.  SSH starts
> ok, or at least no error messages in /var/log/*.  BUT, still a
> problem...
>
> I could not ping and I could not SSH into the box.  The pings just timed
> out.  So, what else can I check?  This p.i.t.a. network card just does
> not want to start!  I tried also, right after the network script, to
> have it ping 216.171.238.83 (lfs server), and captured this to file.
> All I get is this...
>
> ping: sendto: Network is unreachable
> ping: sendto: Network is unreachable
> ping: sendto: Network is unreachable
> ping: sendto: Network is unreachable
> ping: sendto: Network is unreachable
> ping: sendto: Network is unreachable
> ping: sendto: Network is unreachable
>
> So, *sigh*.  Something just does not work right on it.  Any ideas?
> Thanks for any help.

This begins to me (novice that I am) to sound like a routing problem.
Have you done a "netstat -r" or "-rn" to see if the routing table are
getting set up ok?

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