by Keith Lofstrom
I am planning on running a Virtual Private Network from my Fedora
firewall out to a UML virtual colo (running RH9) at another site.
That site will be the place I present services to the world;
httpd, ssh, sftp, smtp. This is to comply with the "no servers"
and dynamic ip restrictions on my Comcast connection to the net;
if my firewall always drives an outbound connection to the
colocation site, I am not worried about changes of ip address,
and I am not opening any inbound ports.
There are a number of options for the VPN - the most attractive
are cipe ( http://sites.inka.de/sites/bigred/devel/cipe.html )
and FreeSwan ( http://www.freeswan.org/ ), though I am told that
one can do all this through an ssh tunnel. I would rather have
simple and secure than super-duper; I have plenty of bandwidth,
and will send outbound http and smtp from the firewall, so the
main bandwidth user will be incoming spam/b/b/b/b mail.
Anyone have some experiences to share about setting up VPN? Is
there anything about either cipe or FreeSwan that is likely to
break with FC1 or FC2?
Keith Lofstrom keithl(a)ieee.org Voice (503)-520-1993
KLIC --- Keith Lofstrom Integrated Circuits --- "Your Ideas in Silicon"
Design Contracting in Bipolar and CMOS - Analog, Digital, and Scan ICs
3 years, 7 months
Problems with 3COM 3C900Combo
by Christian Moller
Hi all Fedora users,
I have just joined this list. I am running the latest Fedora but I can't get
my 3C900Combo networking card to work. I can see that the card is installed
but no IP-address is asigned to it and I can't set it. So I think that there
is a bug in that driver. Any other user out there who have a solution for
Best regards and thanks,
RAGE XL Framebuffer
by Yanick Quirion
I know that is not a specific question about Fedora, but I can't find answer on the kernel mailing list.
Is somebody having server with integrated ATI RAGE XL video card? Is it possible to patch the kernel to support this video card? If I add VGA=791 in my grub.conf, I will have a resolution of 1024x768 which is good, but the display is very slow (especially when the screen is scrolling). If I use I this: "video=aty128fb:1024x768@70" it will not work. I'm using kernel 2.4.22 but I will try 2.6.0-test11 today.
If somebody has a patch, a link or anything else that can help me, it will be appreciated.
Thanks for your help.
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3001 12e avenue Nord
Tél.: +1 819 820-6040
Direct: +1 819 820-6855
Fax.: +1 819 820-6841
by Antonio Montagnani
I have two similar PC (old Pentium but workin fine)
In Pc no.1 I upgraded from RH8 to Fedora and it went fine: Soundblaster
is working fine
In Pc no.2 I made a fresh installation but in redhat-sound-config Fedora
doesn't see any card, that was working on Redhat 9 after soundconfig...
Where is the trick?? I assume that my Sounblaster is an old 16...but
fine on a router/firewall.
eth0 dont start at bootime
by Wolfgang Morawetz
each time i boot fedora i must enable by hand the eth0 device (by the
What must i do to enable the device at boot?
# cat /etc/sysconfig/network
# cat /etc/sysconfig/networking/devices/ifcfg-eth0
# cat /etc/sysconfig/networking/profiles/default/ifcfg-eth0
# cat /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0
all 3 the same output
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alias wfx (http://teg.sf.net)
15 years, 4 months
Yum on x86_64
by Gareth Bult
I seem to have (finally :) ) acquired a complete(ish) / working x86_64
system .. but I'm still having trouble with a few bits, not least "yum".
Server: Fedora Core 1 - i386 - Base
Server: Fedora Core 1 - i386 - Released Updates
Server: Fedora Core 1 - i386 - Unreleased Updates
Finding updated packages
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/usr/bin/yum", line 60, in ?
File "yummain.py", line 204, in main
File "clientStuff.py", line 363, in getupdatedhdrlist
File "clientStuff.py", line 409, in bestversion
IndexError: list index out of range
(This is a modified system [2.6.0-test11] however it seems to run well)
Pointing it at mozilla's channel for SeaMonkey seems to work if I
disable the default channels, however...
Anyone any ideas ?
(I was sort of expecting to see it say "no x86_64 updates supported yet"
as opposed to a complete crash)
Also, can yum pull SRPMS and rebuild them ?
15 years, 4 months
Changing the Color Coded Filesystem
by General Manager
Can Anyone tell me how I can change the color files systems. The color blue
for the "Directories" is really hard to see.
Also is there a way to change the background color?
16 years, 7 months
kudzu and modems.
I can't understand the behavior of kudzu in respect to my serial
modem. After initial installation it detects the modem but after that
it is ignored. What I mean is I can remove the modem and kudzu ignores
the change, or I can remove the modem from the kudzu database and
kudzu ignores the change. I can run: kudzu --class MODEM and kudzu
will remove all my hardware from its database except the MOUSE but it
still ignores the modem.
How can I get kudzu to notice that I have changed, removed or added
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16 years, 8 months
I'm having trouble booting from the CD
Hello everyone. I have a problem I was hoping someone could help me
with. When I try to boot my Fedora CD I get this message
ISOLINUX 2.06 2003-08-22 isolinux: disk error 01, AX = 4293, 9F
I have no idea what it means or what to do. Any help that someone could
give me would be appreciated.
17 years, 2 months
Re: ssh & port 22 problem
by Stewart Nelson
> When I try to connect from a remote machine to my one at home
> using ssh I get the error message "ssh: connect to host 220.127.116.11 port
> 22: Connection refused" -- but using ssh in the outgoing direction (i.e.
> from home to the remote location) works fine. Any suggestions as to how
> to troubleshoot this?
I looked at your IP to see what kind of router you had.
It appears to be supplied by your ISP, because telnet showed:
Sawtooth Technologies, LLC Stevenson, WA Unauthorized Access is Prohibited
gw-sawtooth.pdx.rain.net 98.10.20-0 For Service Call +1 509 427-4865
Sawtooth Technologies Ether 18.104.22.168 PL/DHGL/109201/ELG 22.214.171.124
So you may need to call them to get the password or to forward port 22
17 years, 6 months