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Re: [vox-tech] Debian networking problem -- where do I start?
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Re: [vox-tech] Debian networking problem -- where do I start?

On Wed, 2004-01-28 at 19:34, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:

> here's what i suggest:
> 1. on debian, ping XP.
> 2. on some other host on your LAN, run tcpdump and look to see if the
>    pings are being broadcast.
> this will tell you if the pings are being sent correctly.  if they are,
> the problem is that XP is just not listening.

Wow, I didn't know you could do that.  I guess I still have a lot to

Here is the results of the tcpdump that look relevant to me:

root@SEAMUS: ~
# tcpdump
tcpdump: listening on eth0
22:06:03.330115 LUCIEN > icmp: echo request
22:06:04.330041 LUCIEN > icmp: echo request
22:06:05.329894 LUCIEN > icmp: echo request
22:06:06.329806 LUCIEN > icmp: echo request
22:06:07.329675 LUCIEN > icmp: echo request
22:06:08.329561 LUCIEN > icmp: echo request
22:06:09.329451 LUCIEN > icmp: echo request
22:06:10.329340 LUCIEN > icmp: echo request
22:06:11.329234 LUCIEN > icmp: echo request
22:06:12.329119 LUCIEN > icmp: echo request
22:06:13.329041 LUCIEN > icmp: echo request

So, it looks to me like the ping is working properly.  So it's the
Windows computer that needs to be poked at.

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