route, ping, where's the net?

Peter King peter.king-H217xnMUJC0sA/PxXw9srA at
Fri Nov 4 20:05:11 UTC 2005

On Fri, Nov 04, 2005 at 09:18:54PM +0200, Peter wrote:
> firewall ? /etc/host.conf ? other DNS issues ? (like, is the host 
> running an unconfigured dns ?) Try /sbin/route in case there is another 
> route in the path.

The problem shows up exactly the same way when the firewall is off (that
is where the default policies are ACCEPT for Input, Forward, and

/etc/host.conf seems to work fine. I do not have a local DNS server; the
ISP's servers seem to be working (other machines on my local network can
use http without difficulty).

Peter King			 	peter.king-H217xnMUJC0sA/PxXw9srA at
Department of Philosophy
215 Huron Street
The University of Toronto		    (416)-978-4951 ofc
Toronto, ON  M5S 1A1

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