NetworkManager in Intrepid breaks my FreeRunner's Internet connection

Michael Shiloh michael at
Sun Oct 12 18:10:26 CEST 2008

Jeffrey Ratcliffe wrote:
> I've just upgraded my Hardy desktop to Intrepid and now have network problems.
> This is my /etc/network/interfaces
> auto lo
> iface lo inet loopback
> auto usb0
> iface usb0 inet static
>        address
>        netmask
>        network
>        up iptables -A POSTROUTING -t nat -j MASQUERADE -s &
>        up echo 1 > /proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_forward &
>        up iptables -P FORWARD ACCEPT &
>        down iptables -D POSTROUTING -t nat -j MASQUERADE -s &
> This worked fine with Hardy, but the desktop cannot see the network.
> If I comment out auto usb0 and everything below, I can access the rest
> of the network, but then, of course, my FreeRunner no longer has
> Internet access.

Sure sounds like a routing issue. Can you post your routing table?

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