route, ping, where's the net?
plp-ysDPMY98cNQDDBjDh4tngg at public.gmane.org
Fri Nov 4 19:18:54 UTC 2005
On Fri, 4 Nov 2005, Peter King wrote:
> The answer to this has *got* to be simple, but I just can't see it.
> I have a Sun Ultra-1 running Gentoo-Sparc64. I can ping any address
> on the internet just fine. When I run ifconfig the ethernet cards are
> properly detected and given their correct values.
> But, when I run route, the system just sits there -- I don't get any
> kernel routing table.
> When I run netstat -nr, though, I do get a routing table... though not
> with netstat -r. Well, the only difference is DNS, right? But then I
> don't see why pinging domain names should work (and it does).
> If I try to add a default route like so:
> #route add default gw 192.168.1.1
> it responds with a message that the file exists. (Huh?)
> This has *got* to be something low-level and obvious that I'm just not
> seeing. Suggestions? What should I try next?
firewall ? /etc/host.conf ? other DNS issues ? (like, is the host
running an unconfigured dns ?) Try /sbin/route in case there is another
route in the path.
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