Show us the output of ifconfig and route -n
If you can't ping any machine and networking work's in windows on the same
box then your nic isn't set up right.
Have you read the Net3-4-HOWTO ??follow the instructions in that. I
thing Mandrake 7 dosen't come with them so get it off the LDP on
On Mon, 10 Apr 2000, Stee Renwick proclamed :
> No mater what I try I just can't ping my windoze box from my mandrake 7
> I've got a 3Com 509b TPO on a hub and it all works when I boot the same box
> up in windoze, I've reinstalled mandrake 7 a few times as I've noticed the
> installation isn't always as successful I it should be. I've installed
> Mandrake using the recommended setup because every time I try Custom setup
> Xwindows comes up as a blank screen - damned if I know why cos I install
> Any way I have added the 3c509 Kernel module in linuxconf, and that gets the
> light on the hub lighting, success you might think but still no ping ! I
> have disabled PnP OS in the Bios and I even tried disabling the PnP on the
> card itself but that screwed windoze up totally - and Linux didn't improve.
> I've even tried setting up samba any way but to no avail - no suprise there
> seeing as the boxes won't ping. the other box has a genius GE2000 III and
> although there suposed to be a crap NIC it does work ( that particular box
> is a windoze box ).
> I'm out of Ideas so if any one has been through this ordeal with the
> mandrake 7 distro and can help I'd be very greatful.
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