can ping, can't download through firewall

2004-01-26 Thread Garry Hill
hi, i'm a reasonably experienced linux/bsd user - i've installed a few boxes in my time and usually with a good level of success. but this time i'm stumped. i'm trying to set up a freebsd gateway to share my cable modem connection. from the gateway itself i can ping the world, from the

can ping, can't download through firewall

2003-12-04 Thread Garry Hill
hi, i'm a reasonably experienced linux/bsd user - i've installed a few boxes in my time and usually with a good level of success. but this time i'm stumped/jiggered. i'm trying to set up a freebsd gateway to share my cable modem connection. from the gateway itself i can ping the world, from

RE: can ping, can't download through firewall

2003-12-04 Thread Garry Hill
from any to any And only test one outbound service like lynx http://www.website.com and them check your log to see what happened. BE careful this will generate a lot of log msgs. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Behalf Of Garry Hill Sent: Thursday

Re: new 5.1 install network problem.

2003-12-22 Thread Garry Hill
Name resolution is not working and the network connection seems to be timing out a lot as all network functions are very sluggish. For instance, I CAN ping the IP of my name server, however even though the response is less than 1ms, there is about 80% packet loss. i was having a very similar