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Re: [SLE] WinScp
  • From: Erik Jakobsen <eja@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 25 Jan 2006 16:22:29 +0100
  • Message-id: <43D797B5.2060409@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Dave Howorth wrote:
> Didn't tell me as much as I'd hoped :( But at least it confirms that
> the situation is not completely wacky.
> The only oddity I noticed is that "From the not ok suse to the server"
> shows a hostname ( whilst "From the ok susebox to the
> server" does not. I don't know what that means though.
> It seems to me that what you're observing is that everything works as
> long as you initiate the network traffic from the suse box (ping,
> mail, browser etc), whilst everything fails if the traffic initiates
> from outside the suse box (ping, scp etc). Is that so?
> In which case:
> (1) It does sound like the firewall is a possible culprit. I know you
> said it is off, but you have double-checked that, yes?!
> (2) Another possibility is the network service configuration. How do
> you cause daemons to be started? I run 9.3 so it might be different,
> but I use xinetd (from the Network Services page of YaST). Have you
> enabled that? If not, what method do you use?
> [that doesn't account for ping, AFAIK, but I don't know how that works]
> If neither of these ideas help to find the problem, can you post
> whatever network-related stuff there is from dmesg and
> /var/log/messages from both the working and non-working systems?
> Erik Jakobsen wrote:
>> Hans Krueger wrote:
>>> just a thought have you tried knoppix on it ?
>> Hi Hans. No I haven't, and I'm not aware on how to test with Knoppix.
>> Could you please explain it for me ?.
> Knoppix is a Debian-based stand-alone system (runs from the CD). It's
> usually very good at figuring out the hardware configuration, so it's
> quite common to start that and then copy the configuration files it
> generates to fix problems.
> Cheers, Dave
I'm downloading the Knoppix at the present. As soon as I have tested it,
I'll reply to your queries.

Venlig hilsen - Best regards - Erik Jakobsen
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