formatted and reinstalled Linux this morning, so as to remove the
possibility I have accidently changed a file. Here is the result of
changing my route table:
route -F add default gw 169.254.214.162
This is an autoconf IP address. It's assigned when windows doesn't have
any other configuration for that network and can't find a DHCP server.
You still don't have ICS enabled properly if a 169.254.* address is
coming up. Given that your network card isn't
Have you followed the appropriate MS KB article for configuring ICS?
I don't recall if you're using XP or a later version of windows, but
here's aome XP links:
And here's another article:
They all document the same process, but you may find one more useful
than the other. The last one, for example, includes some