[plug] Access to the internet problem

Phillip Steege psteege at tpg.com.au
Sat Jun 2 13:45:17 WST 2001

I setup my kppp to dial out and connect to the ISP.  All that works fine, 
except I cannot ping, or nslookup any website.
Kmail will not find the ISP mail server.
I do a netstat -i and can see the ppp0 connection is up and running.

If I then enter the "/sbin/route add -net netmask dev ppp0"
The route table looks like this:

Kernel IP routing table
Destination     Gateway         Genmask         Flags   MSS Window  irtt Iface UH       40 0          0 ppp0   U        40 0          0 eth0       U        40 0          0 lo         U        40 0          0 ppp0         UG       40 0          0 eth0

Then I can access the internet.
Did I miss something in my initial setup?  I never had to do that with 
previous linux installations.
I am running Linux localhost.localdomain 2.4.2-2 #1 Sun Apr 8 20:41:30 EDT 
2001 i686 unknown

Phil Steege

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