Can't ping past ISP
oscarb at netspeed.com.au
Sat Jun 15 11:46:41 EST 2002
I am having problems setting up a second IPCop firewall for for dial-up
(the first was adsl - absolutely no problems). I've tried asking on the
ipcop list and didn't get very far so I though one of you might have
seen something like this before.
I can dial and connect to the ISP but it has no connection to the
internet. I can ping both ends of the PPP connection but I can't ping
anything past it, not even the ISP's DNS server. I have checked the PPP
logs and the kernel logs on the IPCop box but everything looks ok to me.
The default gateway is setup properly.
The reason I think this is a problem with the IPCop box is that I can
dial the ISP from a Windows box see the world without a problem. In
desperation, I tried configuring my own ipcop box to dial up (it's
currently configured for adsl, and has all the patches), but it had
exactly the same problem. I also tried setting the mtu lower (I know
this is a problem with adsl but didn't know it to be a problem with
Anyone know what is going on here?
You are in a maze of twisty little standards, all different.
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