Motorola Canopy and static IP's
stenc at s-carlsen.dk
Wed Feb 5 15:07:57 UTC 2014
Well, without much fact in my knowledge about your parts, specially the
Motorola, I have a feeling that you may be looking at a network issue in
general as your first priority. Just a feeling.
On 05/02/14 15:45, Geordie wrote:
> On Wed, 05 Feb 2014 12:00:02 +0000
> dhcp-users-request at lists.isc.org wrote:
>> things use the 169.154.x.x IPs if they don't
>> find the DHCP server they are looking for.
>> The question I would consider is this:
>> Did the boxes get their addresses from DHCP or did they invent them as
>> they are supposed to? If they get the address from DHCP, the setup
>> should give them the gateway address as well, if they invent them,
>> they will not have a gateway address and hence no internet access.
>> Changing to the RFC 1918 address set or any other will tell you that.
> # route
> Kernel IP routing table
> Destination Gateway Genmask Flags Metric Ref Use Iface
> default 169.254.1.1 0.0.0.0 UG 0 0 0 eth0
> link-local * 255.255.0.0 U 1000 0 0 eth0
> More info
> # network-test
> INFO: This system has exactly one default route
> INFO: Host localhost answers to ICMP pings
> INFO: Loopback interface is working properly
> INFO: The lo # Strip the ending ':' interface is up
> INFO: The lo interface has IP address 127.0.0.1 assigned
> INFO: The lo interface has tx and rx packets.
> INFO: The eth0 # Strip the ending ':' interface is up
> INFO: The eth0 interface has IP address 169.254.1.7 assigned
> INFO: The eth0 interface has tx and rx packets.
> WARN: The wlan0 # Strip the ending ':' interface is down
> INFO: The router 169.254.1.1 is reachable
> INFO: This system is configured to use nameserver 22.214.171.124
> INFO: Host 126.96.36.199 answers to ICMP pings
> INFO: Dns server 188.8.131.52 resolved correctly www.debian.org
> INFO: This system is configured to use nameserver 184.108.40.206
> INFO: Host 220.127.116.11 answers to ICMP pings
> INFO: Dns server 18.104.22.168 resolved correctly www.debian.org
> INFO: There are 2 nameservers is configured for this system and 2 are
> working properly INFO: System can reach Internet host www.debian.org
> INFO: System can access web server at Internet host www.debian.org
> As soon as I change /etc/network/interfaces to any other address ie
> 192.168.x.x, 172.x.x.x or 10.x.x.x I have no internet connection.
> And if I change iface eth0 inet dhcp to iface eth0 inet static
> and give an address of 169.254.1.10 the connection ip address is
> changed to 169.254.1.7
> From my readings last night I believe a dhcp server may not be the
> answer and I should consider some sort of router software.
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