On 07/18/10 07:58 AM, Mark wrote: > If I run ifup eth0, here's what I get: > > eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:1E:90:F3:D2:8D > inet addr:192.168.0.100 Bcast:192.168.0.255 Mask:255.255.255.0 > The mask: 255.255.255.0 above looks right, but down below: Local Network > Modem IP Address 192.168.0.1 > Ethernet Status Connected > > In this shape, I can ping, say, google.com from the modem and get a response. > > But, when I run dhclient, I get this: > > # dhclient > Internet Systems Consortium DHCP Client V3.0.5-RedHat > Copyright 2004-2006 Internet Systems Consortium. > All rights reserved. > For info, please visit http://www.isc.org/sw/dhcp/ > > /sbin/dhclient-script: configuration for vmnet8 not found. Continuing > with defaults. > /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/network-functions: line 78: vmnet8: No > such file or directory > Listening on LPF/vmnet8/00:50:56:c0:00:08 > Sending on LPF/vmnet8/00:50:56:c0:00:08 > Listening on LPF/eth0/00:1e:90:f3:d2:8d > Sending on LPF/eth0/00:1e:90:f3:d2:8d > Sending on Socket/fallback > DHCPREQUEST on vmnet8 to 255.255.255.255 port 67 > DHCPREQUEST on eth0 to 255.255.255.255 port 67 > DHCPACK from 192.168.0.1 > bound to 18.104.22.168 -- renewal in 291 seconds. > > And on the above, the mask is: 255.255.255.255 I don't run dhclient or anything so I'm not sure where the config file is, but I'd suggest that in addition to what's already been suggested you probably want to change the above to have a subnet mask matching what comes up under the ifup, namely: 255.255.255.0 HTH.