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Bug#260396: PowerMac G3 (beige) sarge d-i (18 July 2004) Installation Report using 2.6 kernel

On Thu, Jul 22, 2004 at 01:31:13AM +0100, Clive Menzies wrote:
> On (20/07/04 10:31), Stephen R Marenka wrote:

> > 	nc -l -p 2080 -e /bin/sh 
> > on tty2 or whatever suits.
> Thanks Stephen
> I used the above on tty2, which from the man page I understand means
> that this machine will listen for shell commands on port 2080.  However,
> when try to contact this host from my workstation using:
> clive@Apollo:~$ nc -t Homer 2080
> Homer.PRIORYROAD [] 2080 (?) : No route to host

Either the machine isn't really on the network or you have a routing 

Does ifconfig show you have a configured network on Homer?

What about route -n? It's good to see a default gateway.

-t isn't necessary, I'm not sure what effect it would have.

Can you ping Can Homer wget some random web page?

Stephen R. Marenka     If life's not fun, you're not doing it right!

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