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Re: Fedora 4 Routing table question



On Wednesday 08 March 2006 13:46, John Warner decided we wanted to hear the 
following:
> Total newb' here, I have a routing issue on my Fedora 4 box. I can see
> (read ping etc) IPs on my LAN. I cannot ping off the LAN. The gateway
> for eth0 is listed as 192.168.1.1 (which is correct, that is the address
> of my Linksys DD-WRT router to the DSL Modem). The rest of the LAN is
> properly configured and can see the Internet etc just fine. I read the
> Man Page for route and it does not really help me. I suspect my issue is
> my default setting on my routing table. Less the specific answer (how
> will I ever learn) can some one point me to the complete idiots guide to
> setting up his routing table in Linux. Ideally it would be oriented to
> the home networker.
as root:
ip route show (or route -n)
will tell you what your current routing table says.
You may already know that.
[root lanky ~]# ip route show
192.168.22.0/24 dev eth0  proto kernel  scope link  src 192.168.22.220
192.168.0.0/24 via 192.168.22.170 dev eth0
169.254.0.0/16 dev eth0  scope link
default via 192.168.22.254 dev eth0

that 'default' line is important.

are you saying that you can ping 192.168.1.X but nothing else?
that would suggest two possibilities to me:
1) you have no default gateway
solution: 
system-config-network [Applications -> System Settings -> Networking]
double-click on the eth0 entry, and
make sure you default gw is correct.

2) no NAT rules in place between you and the outside world
solution: configure your router.

HTH

Stuart
-- 
Stuart Sears RHCA RHCX
"Quit worrying about your health.  It'll go away."
- Robert Orben

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