On Sat, 1 May 2004, raoul duke wrote:
> nothing, that's the strange thing. i hardly ever use this pc. my da checked
> his emails on the night when things stopped working but he knows absolutely
> nothing about computers and his account on the pc has hardly any
> permissions on the pc.
> > > > The "Operation not permitted" for ping sounds like a firewall.
> > >
> > > hmm... strange, i never messed with any firewall settings. the only
> > > firewall settings that are in place are from the package ipmasq.
> > It *still* sounds like a firewall... the only time I have ever seen that
> > message is when outbound ICMP was blocked.
>> could it be some kind of package that i need? could it be that the eth1
> card is faulty?
>From what you posted before, laptop can't ping PC and PC can't ping
rest-of-world requiring eth0 on laptop and eth0 on PC to have failed. At
the same time...
All I can suggest is disable the firewall (on debian,
/etc/init.d/iptables stop), and if the error message changes, that's
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