I tried with the 2.1.14-3 kernel. I failed (same exact symptoms EXCEPT
FTP from the win98 machine).
SO, I am guessing that my problem is not in my kernel.
> I don't know where the confusion lies, unless it was in providing too
> much detail. The problem is that I cannot make connections, I can
> send and recieve ICMP packets with ping/traceroute.
> I'm not sure what you meant by (1) below. Password encryption for
> What file is this in (or where would I look in Linuxconf)? I don't
> make a connection, so I don't even get prompted to enter my username
> and password for FTP.
> (2) How would Samba affect FTP? I was planning to troubleshoot FTP
> before going onto samba. Turning samba service off did not help.
> My next plan of attack is to try to get this all working with the
> 2.2.14-3 kernel; perhaps I'll be luckier with that.
> > I am really confused by your posts, but, I have a couple of things
> > might want to check if you haven't already.
> > (1) Password Encryption On/Off?
> > (2) Samba config
> > Sorry, too confused to guess anything else.
> > > stuff I should have said before:
> > > I'm running Mandrake 7.1
> > > The "100" LED is on all the time, but the "link/act" LED only
> > > on briefly as the pings get sent out to the switch/router. On the
> > > router's end, the link light stays on.
> > > When I try to FTP from the linux box to a Win98 box on the same
> > network
> > > (that is running an FTP/HTTP server that is verified to respond to
> > > other machines on the same network), netstat shows a "connection"
> > > a status of SYN_SENT, which the man page indicates means that the
> > linux
> > > box is actively trying to make a connection. Yet netstat on the
> > > box does not list the connection at all (because, I presume, no
> > > connection has been completed.
> > > I get precisely the symmetrical behavior when trying to connect
> > FTP
> > > from the laptop to the FTP server on the linux box - netstat on
> > > linux box shows no record of a connection and netstat on the Win98
> > > shows the "connection" with a state of SYN_SENT.
> > > Finally, correcting the line in hosts.allow to
> > > ALL:foo
> > > didn't help either
> > > > Hello,
> > > > I have a 2.4.0 kernel (running on a slotA AMD Althon 650, FWIW)
> > > > and a LinkSys LNE100TX (rev. 4.1).
> > > > I'm running Tulip driver version 0.9.13 (January 2, 2001) that I
> > > > downloaded with the kernel source.
> > > > I can ping and traceroute from the box to my network and through
> > > > router to the outside world. I cannot build any connection-
> > > > services, however, with other computers. I can ftp localhost
> > > build
> > > > connections (that I can see in netstat), similarly, I can telnet
> > > > browse (http) localhost and see it in netstat.
> > > > I cannot telnet or ftp or http to other machines on the same
> > > > (though I can traceroute to these machines) or machines outside
> > my
> > > > local network. Both hosts.allow and hosts.deny had no entries.
> > When
> > > I
> > > > put one of the other machines in hosts.allow as
> > > > foo:ALL
> > > > it had no effect.
> > > > Why can't I connect to other machines even as I route to them?
> > > > I'm stumped
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