Hi, Perhaps I misunderstood here. On Sat, 2003-01-11 at 23:59, Nikolaj Farrell wrote: > > > > So, you're saying that with this configuration, you: > > 1] Cannot ping any hosts on the internal network > > 2] No internal hosts can ping the internal IP address of the g'way. > > > > Do this for me:- > > 1] tail /var/log/security > > 2] Back-up your current ipfw ruleset - and disconnect (physically) from > > the internet > > 3] create a new rule set that reads ipfw add allow log ip any to any > > 4] reload the new ruleset into place > > 5] Try connecting to and from other internal hosts > > 6] Post logs here. > > > > Regards, > > > > Stacey > > Summary so far; > > Actually what I am saying is: > 1] Computer with problems cant ping anything but itself > 2] All internal computers can access the gw (and internet), except for > computer with problems. > 3] The gateway machine has no problems, neither do any of the other > computers on the LAN. > > As for the stuff you want me to do; > One of the first things I checked was the firewalling, and I then did an > ipfw flush. (just to be sure) > security logs show nothing, probably due to that firewall is completely open > on the internal interface and firewall is default to accept. If you really > really think the security-log can be of help I can post it, but please read > on. > > Everything else in the network, except for fawlty machine 192.168.0.1, works > problem-free and have done so in over two years. the computer 192.168.0.1 is > brand new and is set up on the same physical location and the same tp-cable > as the old computer. (which is not used anymore).
I see. So there's this machine hanging off the hub that no-one else can see, and he cannot see anyone else. Yet when booted to WinXP, he is fine? Forgive me and post what you get from "ifconfig -au", please. Regards, Stacey > > When I ping from 192.168.0.1 to ANY host no packets leave the > interface-card (according to hub). > > The only thing that so far has prevented me from throwing the NIC out the > window is the fact that if I reboot the computer, and boot up WindowsXP > instead, everything works perfectly. This also rules out problems set > outside of 192.168.0.1. (or am I wrong?). > > regards > /Nikolaj > > > > > To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] > with "unsubscribe freebsd-questions" in the body of the message -- Stacey Roberts B.Sc (HONS) Computer Science Web: www.vickiandstacey.com To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-questions" in the body of the message