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Re: [opensuse] Home network problem
  • From: eharrison@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 04 Dec 2006 21:48:41 -0500
  • Message-id: <c6b6f5504cf86.4cf86c6b6f550@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>


----- Original Message -----
From: M Harris <harrismh777@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Monday, December 4, 2006 9:45 pm
Subject: Re: [opensuse] Home network problem
To: opensuse@xxxxxxxxxxxx

> On Monday 04 December 2006 20:36, eharrison@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> > No. I get one of 2 errors. Network unreachable, or ping just sits
> > there with 100% packet loss.
> Does the machine have a hard IP address, or does it get it from dhcp?
>
> Can you ping the suse box from your XP box?
>
> Can you ping the XP box from your suse box?
>
> If yes to both the above, then your router is not forwarding the
> packets from
> your suse box.
>
> Is this setup a dialin router, or cable modem?
>


The connection is through a cable modem. I didn't try pinging the boxes
back and forth.

BTW, what setting would keep the router from forwarding the linux packets?

Ed
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