Re: [gnubies-il] live CD does not connect to Internet
- You asked:
> What device is it, exactly?I assume you mean the NIC:
Vendor: Marvell Semiconductor Inc.
Description: 88E8001 Gigabit Lan PCI Controller
Media class: NETWORK_ETHERNET
(This info taken from PClinuxOS HardDrake)
> network.dns.disableIPv6In Mepis I found this set as True. Changing it to False had no noticable effect.
BTW, in my PClinuxOS which does work, it is set as false.
> This is a workaround for a buggy DNS server on the router.I did not understand that. The router runs a DHCP server for my PC,
and gives me the IP addresses of the DNS servers it got from my ISP
when it logged in to my account. As far as I know, there is no
DNS server on the router itself at all.
On Sat, Dec 13, 2008 at 10:44 PM, Tzafrir Cohen <tzafrir@...> wrote:
> On Sat, Dec 13, 2008 at 08:11:39PM +0200, Shimon Lebowitz wrote:
>> I have been trying to test a few linux systems by running a live-CD.
>> The distributions I tried were Mepis 7.0, Knoppix 5.1.1, and Kubuntu
>> In all 3 cases, the system started up and looked very nice, BUT -
>> when I try to access web sites on the Internet I just get a timeout or
>> a not found message, or it just sits there forever saying "waiting
>> My connection is via eth0 (built in onboard LAN) to an ADSL modem-router
>> which is online all the time, and runs DHCP to give me an IP and DNS info.
>> I CAN ping my default gateway (the router).
> What device is it, exactly?
>> I used the Internet quite well with the CD of PClinuxOS-2007, but I have
>> been told that it is a very non-standard distribution, and that it's a
>> idea to look at something else. I tried these, but without Internet
>> of course they are useless to me.
> Try changing the following value in about:config in firefox (should also
> work with epiphany)
> (look for "ipv6" in the filter. double-click on it to change its value)
> This is a workaround for a buggy DNS server on the router.
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