Re: PPP Connection Works, Can't Surf...
On Wed, 31 Dec 1997, G. H. wrote:
> Well thanks to Tim, I was able to get my PPP server up an running...
> One final problem, then I'm out of everyone's hair! ;)
> I can logon to the Debian box with WIN95, no problems... Debian assigns
> the WIN95 an IP address, no problems.
> BUT, the WIN95 machine isn't able to use DNS lookup or ping other
> computers here in the lab or anywhere. The only thing it CAN do however
> is talk to the Debian box.. I can telnet, ftp, http, and everything JUST
> to the Debian Box which is the PPP server.
> And to further confuse the subject, Debian is working normally on the
> network. It can DNS, ftp, http.. you name it, to anywhere, intra and
> Any ideas??
You need to configure the networking on the Win95 computer to use the
Debian computer as a gateway. Also check the netmask on both boxes.
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