[clug] Networking problem

Joe Neeman neeman at webone.com.au
Sat May 1 22:58:08 GMT 2004

Some firewalls will silently ignore pings. Maybe the windows box has 
such a firewall.

>I have a problem with my home network. I have one gentoo box and a
>windows box, and I have been pinging each machine to make sure the
>network is ok. The windows box can ping the gentoo box, but the gentoo
>box can't ping the windows box.  I have added the ip address of the
>windows box to the /etc/hosts file of the gentoo box, but still getting
>no where. Any ideas?

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