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Why is my router blocking Linux?

Discussion in 'Networking' started by Waldo_II, Oct 25, 2007.

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  1. Waldo_II

    Waldo_II Thread Starter

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    I have a dual-boot system set up, booting Win XP and openSUSE 10.3. Before I upgraded to 10.3, it worked fine. No problems getting to the Internet. However, when I installed 10.3, I wasn't able to get there. I can get to my router (A DGL-4300, a gaming router by D-Link), but no further. Not even to my modem. Windows, however, works fine.

    I'm sorry I can't give you any further details about my network card other than it is an NVIDIA nForce card, built into my EVGA nForce 590 motherboard.

    How can I get my router to like Linux?
     
  2. Squashman

    Squashman Trusted Advisor

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    Have you checked ifconfig to see what your IP address settings are? Can you post that here for your Linux machine and then post ipconfig /all from your Windows computer. Are you sure that when you upgraded to 10.3 that it didn't install a restrictive firewall.
     
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