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by Mobius
Wed Aug 22, 2007 2:21
Forum: Networking and Wireless
Topic: Can dig and nslookup but can't ping or browse [WorkAround]
Replies: 16
Views: 4750

Re: Can dig and nslookup but can't ping or browse [WORKAROUND]

Straight from the live dvd, i jumped into the terminal and made my /etc/nsswitch.conf look like this: [email protected] ~ $ cat /etc/nsswitch.conf # /etc/nsswitch.conf: # $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/src/patchsets/glibc/extra/etc/nsswitch.conf,v 1.1 2006/09/29 23:52:23 vapier Exp $ passwd: comp...
by Mobius
Tue Aug 21, 2007 14:28
Forum: Networking and Wireless
Topic: Can dig and nslookup but can't ping or browse [WorkAround]
Replies: 16
Views: 4750

Re: Can dig and nslookup but can't ping or browse [WORKAROUND]

Belial, you're a lifesaver! Indeed, my network does use .local as its local network. This has also triggered my memory of a similar problem I had back with SuSE 9. It's some kind ofissue with mdns I believe there are 3 methods of hiding this problem: 1) Remove the search line from /etc/resolv.conf. ...
by Mobius
Mon Aug 20, 2007 21:27
Forum: Networking and Wireless
Topic: Can dig and nslookup but can't ping or browse [WorkAround]
Replies: 16
Views: 4750

Re: Can dig and nslookup but can't ping or browse

I usually dual boot Vista(ew) and Kubuntu Fiesty... never had a problem like this before.
by Mobius
Mon Aug 20, 2007 0:47
Forum: Networking and Wireless
Topic: Can dig and nslookup but can't ping or browse [WorkAround]
Replies: 16
Views: 4750

Re: Can dig and nslookup but can't ping or browse

Have now tested on multiple machines on different networks, and have filed a bug
http://bugs.sabayonlinux.org/show_bug.cgi?id=282
by Mobius
Sun Aug 19, 2007 22:57
Forum: Networking and Wireless
Topic: Can dig and nslookup but can't ping or browse [WorkAround]
Replies: 16
Views: 4750

Re: Can dig and nslookup but can't ping or browse

Hey WarraWarra, You might be forgetting that I do have internet connectivity from this machine: ie I can nslookup web addresses and then ping their numbers separately, so lets rule out my router and modem. Its just somewhere on the machine the linking between resolving and contacting names is broken...
by Mobius
Sun Aug 19, 2007 10:05
Forum: Networking and Wireless
Topic: Can dig and nslookup but can't ping or browse [WorkAround]
Replies: 16
Views: 4750

Hi WarraWarra, Correct me if I'm wrong, but I believe that if my dns was set up wrongly I wouldn't get dig or nslookup responses? The 192.168.1.5 is my local dns server that handles my home network, and forwards all other querys out to my isp. It works fine for all the other pcs on the network (incl...
by Mobius
Sat Aug 18, 2007 23:55
Forum: Networking and Wireless
Topic: Can dig and nslookup but can't ping or browse [WorkAround]
Replies: 16
Views: 4750

Can dig and nslookup but can't ping or browse [WorkAround]

Hey guys, I've decided to try out sabayon linux as it looks very nice. The live dvd ran sweet in my laptop, with the exception of not being able to access the net. I didn't panic too much about this and thought once I'd installed it the problem would be easily solved. Ha. I'm using DHCP with Network...