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Re: Strange Problem ....

On Tue, 2004-10-05 at 08:34, Shu Hung (Koala) wrote:
> I have a new PCMCIA ethernet card installed on my FC2 notebook.
> The notebook should be connected through a office LAN to the internet.
> However, I cannot go to the internet as other Windows PC in the LAN.
> My ethernet config is this:
> Device: eth0
> Use DHCP: [Disable]
> Static IP:
> Netmask:
> Default gateway IP:
> (this is the only ethernet device on my notebook)
> The strange case is this:
> 1) I can ping myself ( - the network is up
> 2) I can ping gateway ( - connection to gateway is OK
> 3) I can ping another PC on the network (
> 4) I can even use lynx to browse the website on's apache
> 5) When I ping an "outside" IP (e.g., it returns:
> connect: Network is unreachable
> What is going on ?

First step might be to check that your default route is actually set up
to go through as you requested:

netstat -rn

Destination should have Gateway, and Genmask

Paul Howarth <paul city-fan org>

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