Thats sounds interesting, I think I remember setting lo to something not
realising it at the time that it meant loopback. How would I solve that?
----- Original Message -----
From: "Kevin Philp" <kevin at cybercolloids.net>
To: <ilug at linux.ie>
Sent: Monday, March 20, 2006 1:01 PM
Subject: Re: [ILUG] Still battling Gentoo!!
> I am not an expert on routing but you appear to have your gateway set up
> eth0 and lo. This could be the route (sorry for pun) of your problem. Can
> someone more knowledgeable confirm that the issue here is routing? You
> have one gateway only and that should be on the interface that connects
> to the rest of the world - probably eth0
>> I looked at several machines here and I see one gateway entry for each
> and its not on lo.
>> On Monday 20 March 2006 12:06, SnSmedia wrote:
> >Thanks for getting back to me.
> >To answer the other suggestions I got:
> >*Yes I can ping the IP address of the card.
> >*The result from route
> >Destination gateway genmask flags metric ref
> > iface 192.168.1.0 * 255.255.255.0 U 0
> > 0 eth0 loopback localhost 255.0.0.0 UG
> > 0 0 lo default 192.168.1.1 0.0.0.0
> > UG 0 0 0 eth0 *I do not have a host.conf
> > and resolv.conf is exactly the same as live cd resolv.conf
> >I have gone over my net file and I had made a couple of spelling mistakes
> > but I fixed them and rebooted but still no joy. I used genkernel so
> > forcedeth is part of kernel. I can ping from the live cd no prob. I have
> > set the IP to a static one, I did not emerge dhcp if that makes a
> > difference. Rapidly running out of hair!!--
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