I just updated my home-brewed server from RH 6.0 to RH 6.2 but cannot
now get networking to work
The NIC (eth0) seems to install just fine (IP 192.168.1.1) but when I
try to ping it from the LAN (from 192.168.1.3) and do an ifconfig I see
all RX packets are dropped. Similarly, I can't ping 192.168.1.3 from my
Incidentally, networking is configured with NETWORK=192.168.1.255,
NETMASK=255.255.255.0 and GATEWAY=0.0.0.0 (all pretty standard stuff, I
I read the Release Notes for 6.2 and particularly the comment about
source route verification in /etc/sysctl.conf but this feature is now
turned off (and anyway it shouldn't apply).
Am I missing something obvious? I'm a newbie to Linux so I don't have a
profound understanding of how this works but it seems to me that a
straight installation should result in networking working pretty much
straight out of the box. At least that's how 6.0 worked.
Regards to all and thanks in advance,