Take the 2-minute tour ×
Ask Ubuntu is a question and answer site for Ubuntu users and developers. It's 100% free, no registration required.

On my Windows configuration, I use a Wifi to connect to the interwebs:

192.168.1.x (DHCP)

Also on my Windows configuration, I have a NAS and a second computer with Ubuntu connected via a switch on my ethernet port:

192.168.1.88 (NAS)
192.168.1.214 (Computer)

It is now possible to surf, but also to connect to the NAS via IP or name. Also I do have configured a bridge in Windows to allow the Ubuntu PC to connect to the Internet. This all works fine.

BUT if I use my Wifi Stick on the Ubuntu PC (to surf) and the ethernet switch to connect the Ubuntu PC to the NAS (same as Windows config), I can't ping or find the NAS.

I tried already to add a route

route add -host 192.168.1.88 dev eth0

but this didn't help.

Why is this? Where do I have to configure something or change properties to make this work?

share|improve this question

1 Answer 1

Turns out, my NAS had somehow messed up the internal IP. I resetted the NAS, configured as shown above and now I can surf the interwebs over Wifi and use my NAS over Ethernet.

share|improve this answer

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.