On Wed, 2008-04-30 at 14:49 -0700, David Gehrt wrote:
> I have two machines on a home network:
> cyrus - wireless
> saturn - wired
> On cyrus : ping saturn and host saturn both fail saying saturn can't
> found. However, ssh saturn works.
> On saturn: ping cyrus works but host cyrus fails.
> ssh cyrus, works
> I don't use iptables. Any explanations for this behavior?
> Errors are like:
> ** server can't find saturn: NXDOMAIN
> I suspect that some things use the local /etc/host bu others do not.
Have you checked the configuration on the wireless access point or
router? My Linksys router has a firewall built into it. I have not
modified its settings and it blocks inbound ICMP.
This should've gone out ~5 hours ago. I Hope there is still a chance it
might be useful..
Actually the problem was in the falsity of the statement that I don't
use iptables. iptables (on saturn, the f8 machine) was on by default .
So I turned it off , ping saturn worked. host not working is a DHCP
Thanks for the responses.
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