Re: can't ping beyond router
From: Sandro Mangovski (sXandro_at_mosXor.net)
Date: Tue, 02 Mar 2004 20:26:17 +0100
Silviu Minut wrote:
> I have this very weird problem.
> I have a linksys router connected to a dsl modem to the outer world.
> Internally, I have a pc with static ip 192.168.1.1 and a laptop
> with a wireless card.
> The pc connection works fine. I'm sending this message from it.
> The wireless connection works fine if I disable WEP encription.
> With WEP enabled, the laptop does get an IP address (192.168.1.101) via
> dhcp from the router, and I can ping the router. However, I can't ping
> anything beyond the router. No, it's not a nameserver problem, I can't
> ping even if I use IP addresses rather than names.
> Oh, yeah, and in XP, with the exact same settings (as far as I can
> tell), the wireless connection is up and running, so I assume the
> router is properly configured.
> I'm pulling hair over this one. I'd provide any information that might
> be useful, but I can't even understand how this thing is possible at
> all. Does anybody have any idea?
> For what it's worth, I'm running Fedora core 1 (kernel 2.4.22-2129).
> The card is a linksys WPC11 V3, and the router BEFW11S4 v4,
> with the latest firmware upgrade.
Maybe you forgot to set default route on your workstation..
try: route add default gw <IP_ADDRESS_OF_YOUR_GATEWAY>
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