route

Dotan Cohen dotancohen at gmail.com
Wed Mar 16 18:46:20 UTC 2005


On Wed, 16 Mar 2005 06:58:59 +0300, Kumara <kumara.jayaweera at damad.com> wrote:
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Dotan Cohen" <dotancohen at gmail.com>
> To: "For users of Fedora Core releases" <fedora-list at redhat.com>
> Sent: Tuesday, March 15, 2005 7:12 PM
> Subject: Re: route
> 
> > On Mon, 14 Mar 2005 23:56:24 +0000, Michael A. Peters
> > >
> > > yum install firestarter
> > >
> > > --
> > > Michael A. Peters
> > > http://mpeters.us/
> > >
> >
> > I very happily installed firestarter just now. But when I start it I
> > get this error:
> > Failed to start the firewall.
> > The device eth0 is not ready.
> > Please check your network device settings and make sure your Internet
> > connection is active.
> >
> > Fact that i can send this email is proof enough that I'm connected to
> > the internet! Googleing for the error message return only one result
> > (whack!) in french. Too bad the only 'french' I know has four
> > letters...
> >
> > Can anybody advise me where to go from here? Should I assume from the
> > errr that IPtables is not currently active? Should I be scared?
> >
> > Thanks.
> >
> > Dotan Cohen
> ================================
> 
> Is eth0 the correct internet connection? have you connected both cables? may
> be you are using eth1 at the moment
> Mohan
> 

Very sure. eth0 is the onboard port, eth1 is on a network card that is
not plugged into anything (I intend to set up samba on that one in the
near future).

In addition to that, I susspected for the past few days that the
computer and internet connection are slow- but that was confirmed to
me when my girlfriend asked why is the computer slow.

I'm starting to worry- what should I check to see that there is
nothing that I don't know about running around on my system?

Dotan Cohen

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