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Re: Kinda related to Linux

To: linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
Subject: Re: Kinda related to Linux
From: Richard van den Berg <R.vandenBerg@inter.NL.net>
Date: Sun, 18 Jun 2000 18:35:09 +0200 (MET DST)
In-reply-to: <394CF02E.89BBBB37@bellsouth.net>
Sender: owner-linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
On Sun, 18 Jun 2000, dave wrote:

> Hello,
> I did not know where else to send this to. I originally subscribed to
> see if there was anyway I could  help. Have been reading the posts and
> decided all I can do is try out stuff you guys port. As far as working
> on the port, the posts read to me like a 4th grader would look at
> quantum physics.
> My problem is I can't get my Indy to go through my Linux box to the
> 'net. It  (Linux,Irix) will not transfer  eth0 to ppp. Have tried
> everything I know of, read or just made upwith no luck. In /etc/hosts on
> Indy I must have my ISP or it reads "network unknown" in ping. Have I
> missed something major/minor in Irix 6.2 or is it in Linux? I do not
> mean to be a pain in the ***, but would like to get this resolved so I
> can get Linux on Indy and really screw it up!
> Thanks in advance for any help anyone would be willing to give.
> Dave Keen

Make sure your Linux box is running a kernel with support for a kind of
packet filtering like ipfwadm or ipchains. There are HOWTO's available for
this. 

Regards,
Richard


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