I'm trying to get my Redhat Linux 5.2 machine to talk to the internet.
Eventually, I want to use it as a gateway for my home network which will
have a couple of Win98 machines.
I used the Linux tools to set up the modem and network stuff. When I
activate the ppp0 interface, I get a good connection to my ISP. I can ping
the remote host that is listed in /var/log/messages, but I can't get beyond
When I look at the routing table using 'route -nr', I see that a default
route hasn't been set up. If I check the pppd process, I see that pppd was
started with the defaultroute argument. My assumption is that the lack of a
default route is causing my problem, but I don't know how to fix it. I've
tried adding the route manually with 'route add ipaddress default', but that
I'm at a loss as to what to try next.
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