eth0 - can't ping - can't tell if internet connection is working

Andrew Benton b3nt at ukonline.co.uk
Sun Jun 12 02:09:44 PDT 2005


rblythe wrote:
> I just finished the LFS 6.0 book.  Successfully booted into my new LFS system.  
> I wanted to check if my on-board LAN is working properly.  when I issue the 
> ping command the systems just sits there.

Were you trying to ping a website by name or did you ping the numerical address of the computer you're attached to on the LAN?



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