View Full Version : [ubuntu] Problems with Ethernet Connection
June 20th, 2008, 12:11 AM
I am having problems connecting to the internet. I have a computer upstairs hooked up to my dsl modem and a D-Link router hooked up to that, from which I have an ethernet cable hooked up down here.
Now the problem basically is that I am able to go online some of the time, but sometimes it tells me the page cannot be displayed on Firefox.
June 20th, 2008, 12:24 AM
It's a shared connection? Or is your modem connected to the router?
When this happens, are you able to ping the upstairs computer?
ping <hostname or ip>
When this happens, are you able to access the internet when using the upstairs computer?
June 20th, 2008, 12:38 AM
the modem is connected to the router.
I haven't tried pinging it, which ip do I ping for my upstairs computer? Its running on Windows Xp btw.
June 20th, 2008, 12:41 AM
Try xp computer and router.
June 20th, 2008, 02:14 AM
try changing DNS servers to opendns - 18.104.22.168 and 22.214.171.124
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