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Re: Help I am getting frustrated

On Sat, 22 Sep 2001, Robert Schweikert wrote:

> I would like to switch to Debian, and once this is accomplished I'd like
> to helpwith the project. However, switching has been much more
> difficult than I anticipated. Anyway, right now I am trying to figure
> out why I cannot get any packages from the internet. It appears that
> there is a firewall running somewhere. I did not intentionally set that
> up and I cannot figure out how to turn it off. Here are the messages
> that are being logged.
> Sep 20 17:10:41 journey kernel: Packet log: input DENY ppp0PROTO=2
> L=28 S=0x00 I=31895 F=0x0000 T=1
> (#6)

Some broadcast. Is one of your interfaces or a computer
near you?

> Sep 20 17:48:23 journey kernel: Packet log: input DENY eth0 PROTO=17
> L=205 S=0x00 I=50609 F=0x0000 T=128
> (#6)

Part of the SMB traffic on your local network.

> As can be seen, Idid succeed in getting ppp to dial in and connect to
> my ISP, but that's the end of it. It appears as if everything coming
> into the machine gets rejected. WHy? and how do I turn this off.

Is that all the traffic that gets rejected?

Even when you try 'apt-get update' ?

what is your /etc/apt/sources.list ?

Yo get a list of local ipchains ruls run 'ipchains -L -n' ('-n' is so you
won't waste a couple of minutes resolving names of IPs).

Tzafrir Cohen

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