fedora-list digest, Vol 1 #1105 - 24 msgs
paul at the-ryans.de
Sun Feb 22 10:10:27 UTC 2004
Hi I shortened this as much as possible trying to find the balance
between ballast and having someone new to the thread knowing what is
>On Sat, 2004-02-21 at 15:32, Paul Ryan wrote:
> >> Hi I have a problem accessing the internet. I can only access it
> >>as root. After numerous attempts to get my ADSL runing with the
> >>Internet setup wizzard and the network device control, without any
> >>luck. The system would conect but it was like Mozilla, Gaim and Co.
> >>didn't know that I was conected. I finnaly had luck with adsl-config,
> >>everything worked as root but only as root. When I boot to a normal
> >>user there is no ppp0 conection listed in the network control (and yes
> >>I did enable other users) when I use /usr/sbin/adsl-start it seems to
> >>conect no error messages but it is the same as with the internet
> >>conection wizzard Mozilla and Co. don't think that I'm conected. One
> >>other note if I do any configuation with the network control I have to
> >>reconfigure my ppp0 conection with adsl-config again otherwise it
> >>won't conect to the internet again.
> Be careful about giving out incorrect information.
> 'adsl-config' is needed once to initialize and save the adsl settings.
> After that you only use 'ifup ppp0' and 'ifdown ppp0' to
True if I log on as root and start a internet connection ,then log on as
a different user I can then use the connection
> To address the issue with nothing seeming to work as a non-root user.
> 1. check /etc/resolv.conf and confirm that nameservers are listed. This
> is rewritten each time you connect via adsl.
The nameservers are listed same as I entered when using adsl-config
> 2. When you used adsl-config did you tell the system this would be the
> default route?
To tell the truth I don't remember
> 3. Is there a default route listed in any of the files
> or /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-ethX
# Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS]|SiS900 10/100 Ethernet
> files ?? If there is you will have a conflict in routing and it won't
> work properly. Linux only allows one default route.
> 4. To check you have a correct default routing run the command 'netstat
> -r' after connecting via the adsl using 'ifup ppp#
> . There should be
> one or more lines per adapter, and only one line with a UG flag. That
> one should point to the adapter connected to the adsl link.
[papa at localhost papa]$ netstat -r
Kernel IP routing table
Destination Gateway Genmask Flags MSS Window irtt
220.127.116.11 * 255.255.255.255 UH 0 0 0
192.168.0.0 * 255.255.255.0 U 0 0 0
169.254.0.0 * 255.255.0.0 U 0 0 0
127.0.0.0 * 255.0.0.0 U 0 0 0
default 18.104.22.168 0.0.0.0 UG 0 0 0
[papa at localhost papa]$
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