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Help Internet MIA

Help Internet MIA

Help Internet MIA

XP PRO 3 machine ... using VMWare player 3.1.3 with Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Virtual machine ... for several months this has worked out of the box so to speak. Last week I decided to try installing Virtual Box 4.0 because of claims it was faster ... This installed and I created a new Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Virtual machine under that VM ... well it didn't seem any faster so I completely removed this installation ... however now VMP no longer connects to the internet ... I can ping my local machine and the local router but its almost like its missing the Gateway and or DNS settings. I downloaded the 3.1.3 install and did a repair ... even turned off N360 ... still no internet. This appears to default to NAT ... eth0 claims it is connected in Ubuntu ... XP has the NAT VMnet8 connection (it doesn't have a gateway or dns filled in under IP4 ... tried that but it crashed my local windows network)

Anyone know how to reconnect this vm to the Internet?

ifconfig (minus the hw and inet6 address)

eth0      Link encap:Ethernet  HWaddr   
          inet addr:  Bcast:  Mask:
          inet6 addr:  Scope:Link
          RX packets:524 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
          TX packets:522 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
          collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000
          RX bytes:44143 (44.1 KB)  TX bytes:49308 (49.3 KB)
          Interrupt:17 Base address:0x1080

lo        Link encap:Local Loopback  
          inet addr:  Mask:
          inet6 addr: ::1/128 Scope:Host
          UP LOOPBACK RUNNING  MTU:16436  Metric:1
          RX packets:35 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
          TX packets:35 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
          collisions:0 txqueuelen:0
          RX bytes:3205 (3.2 KB)  TX bytes:3205 (3.2 KB)


RE: Help Internet MIA

Turns out the issue was with the DNS setting within UBUNTU

Not sure how this got changed but once I reset the DNS pointers everything started working again.

Figured this out by pinging an absolute address (bypassing a DNS call)


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