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Re: wvdial & routing

On Sat, Jan 26, 2002 at 12:06:24PM -0800, CogSci-Klaus wrote:
> Two problems:
> 1) Still struggling with my internet connection when I'm not root. As user,
> wvdial compains about pemission denied for /dev/ttyS0. After every reboot the
> change of permission is reversed again. How can I make it permanent?

Are you using devfs? Sounds like it...

> 2) Regarding routing (ipchains forwarding) I don't really know what I'm doing
> ... just know that it works when I issue the commands:
> ipchains -P forward DENY
> ipchains -A forward -i ppp0 -j MASQ

Are you sure? Shouldn't it be
ipchains -A forward -i ! ppp0 -j MASQ
otherwise you'll be masq all connections comming from ppp0!

> echo 1 > /proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_forward 
> as root.

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