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Re: Fedora Core 2 - Can't get mail, download or browse web pages



On Thu, 20 May 2004 14:45:49 +0200
Alexander Dalloz <alexander dalloz uni-bielefeld de> wrote:

> Am Do, den 20.05.2004 schrieb Steven P. Ulrick um 10:02:
> 
> > Hello, Everyone :)
> > I looked through my complete Fedora list archives, in addition to
> > checking Bugzilla, and I've found nothing about this problem, so
> > here goes.
> > I had this problem yesterday, but for safety's sake, I did a fresh
> > install of Fedora Core 2 just to make sure I didn't hose something
> > after my original install.
> > Here's the problem: to all appearances, I can (using Kppp) connect
> > to the internet like always have.  I even can "connect" at the
> > speeds that I usually connect at (45333 and 49000)  Problem is, I
> > cannot load any web pages (I've tried Konqueror, Mozilla and Lynx)
> > or get my mail(Sylpheed)
> 
> > Steven P. Ulrick
> 
> echo 0 > /proc/sys/net/ipv4/tcp_ecn
> 
> and I am sure your internet connection will work immediately.
> 
> Add to /etc/sysctl.conf
> 
> # Setting ECN off
> net.ipv4.tcp_ecn = 0
> 
> and run "sysctl -p" to activate that setting permanent.
> 
> Alexander

Hello, Everyone :)
Thanks to all who gave me help that was variations of the above. 
Unfortunately, this did not touch the problem.  See my reply to another
response on this thread for more clarification :)

Steven P. Ulrick




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