[clug] Networking problem
jepri at webone.com.au
Sun May 2 01:48:32 GMT 2004
Plus, we'll need a slightly more detailed error message than "can't ping".
Can you access any other services on the windows machine? Were you ever
able to ping the doze box? Are they on the same physical segment?
Joe Neeman wrote:
> 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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