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Re: [vox-tech] tight-vnc, can't ping box from windows



On Wed 26 Jan 05,  6:31 PM, tech_dev <tech_dev@wildintellect.com> said:
> Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> >
> >0. Can XP ping yahoo.com?
>
> yes


>> 1. Can GNU/Linux ping yahoo.com?
>
> yes
 
>> 2. Can XP ping the GNU/Linux IP address?
>
> no

>> 3. Can GNU/Linux ping the XP IP address?
>
> yes

Strange.

Use XP to ping Linux again, but this time, use tcpdump to verify that Linux
even sees the icmp packets to begin with.

Pete

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