Network Problem Solved but.....

Peter plp-ysDPMY98cNQDDBjDh4tngg at
Sat Nov 19 19:03:01 UTC 2005

On Thu, 17 Nov 2005, Imran . wrote:

> Okay. Problem is solved. I looked at router's routing table and i am 
> wondering why it was like this?
> First let me tell u my network settings:
> IP address of Router :
> IP address of Laptop:
> IP address of 2nd PC :  (Problematic)
> Now, look at the router's routing table below. network is 
> directly connected. However, for it got a gateway address 
> through ICMP redirect So in order to reach this sytem it was 
> trying the gateway Now i am wondering how this ICMP redirect 
> happened? does it have to do something with security?
> here is a part of routing table:
> ------------------------------------------------------------
> Flags Network Address 	   Netmask		     Gateway 
> Interface
> I 
> €9x€Ü€9X€!Ü€9L
> C 	         directly 
> I 
> €9x€Ü€9X€!Ü€9L
> Flags :  C - directly connected, S - static, R - RIP, I - ICMP Redirect
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
> So i just reset router settings and now it doesn't have as gateway 
> for So now both linux and windows are working fine. however, i 
> should have saved router's log but i forgot. i have firewalled disabled on 
> router. should i turn it on?

I don't know if it matters but your email contains several unicode 
characters where only ASCII schould be used. Maybe this is causing your 
problems. Make sure you use an ASCII editor when editing the config 
files and use all ASCII host names. In the file above the hosts and (aka had 'problem' names.


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