Re: connecting ps3 40gb to internet using ethernet cable
This could be two things try to look to see if the little green light by the port the net lead gose into if it flashes then its not your ps3 lan try change your lead or if it dont flash then you lan has packed up so return you console or send to a repair center
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I suspect a poor connection problem at the ethernet cable into the ps3.Push on this cable and the light should blink fast not slow.It worked for me after trying all sorts of remedies off the net that didnt help.As soon as i pushed the cable and held it there while re doing my network connections/test everything "succeeded" including system update.I let the cable go, and sure enough,"no ethernet cable connected"message and no internet connectivity!!! Havent fixed the connection yet as off to work, but now i know where the problem is. Hope this helps.
if it is saying DNS error it is not a problem with the PSP, most likely a setting with your wireless router. or a problem with teh internet at the time of trying. check wireless settings on the PSP and make sure it has a number listed for DNS server.
first check wether you received a valid ip address for your local network. usually, this should be something like 192.168.x.y. if so, then you might indeed face a dns issue. dns is used to resolve web site names to ip address. usually, your ip service provider will broadcast the external dns servers for your router to recognize.
try to connect with a computer first. if it works, check the ip settings. if your computer also cannot connect without explicit dns server settings you can do one of the following: - explicit dns server address in ps3. go to "advanced internet connection settings", and then to "dns settings" and set the dns server address - purchase a 30$ network router and hook it between your internet and the ps3. in the router settings, set the dns server address to be broadcasted to the clients. you can use 184.108.40.206 and 2 which are dns servers in korea (i live in korea), but you might want to find the server near to your location or promoted by your isp
Connect it to your router with an ethernet cable.
Make sure the router is setup correctly to your modem, if you can
connect all your devices by ethernet cable to the internet then it's
set. If you are using a wireless connection and if it asks for the WEP or
WPA key, make sure that you are entering the correct encryption key.
You may want to call your router manufacturer to know the correct key
for the wireless connection. FYI, it will say that the wireless network
is connected but it will still fail the IP Address.
If you have a wired connection and the IP Address or DNS failed, I
suggest you to call your Internet Service Provider to check for the
Internet connection and obtain these (static IP address, subnet mask,
default gateway, primary DNS server and secondary DNS server). If your
Internet is okay, enter the IP settings manually on the console (System
> Network Settings > Edit Settings > IP settings).