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Re: Network is unreachable

Brenno J.S.A.A.F. de Winter wrote:
> Hello,
> I got RH Linux 5.0. I decided to setup DNS and connect my network through a
> router (cisco) to my ISP. When I boot the Linux machine I can ping my ISP.
> But once the router was disconnected from the ISP I cannot ping anything on
> the Internet anymore. I get the following message:
> ping: sendto: Network is unreachable
> ping: wrote 64 chars, ret=-1
> When I am browsing from another machine, there is no problem and the
> connection is build over and over again (as you might expect). When this
> connection is up again I still get the error Network is unreachable. So the
> router is configured properly, but apparently I made an error configuring
> my Linux server. Does anyone know what mistake I'm making?
> Cherio,
> Brenno de Winter.

Try "route add default [router address]" on your Linux box.  It is
apparently looking for a route to follow.

Paul Anderson
"Good morning, doctors.  I have taken the liberty of removing
Windows 95 from my hard drive."

Arthur C Clarke, author of 2001:A Space Odyssey, on the first words
he would have liked HAL, his fictional computer, to speak

Agape Information Systems

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