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Re: Strange network problem

On Jan 29, 2008 12:26 PM, Celejar <celejar@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, 29 Jan 2008 08:48:28 +1100
> hce <webmail.hce@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I bought a new ADSL2+ modem and connected to my debian PC. I used DHCP
> > to get IP address, I can ping www.google.com or any domain name, but
> > my browser could not see www.google.com or any web site. Any
> > explanations of why I could ping www.google.com (which means the DNS
> > and route worked fine), but the brower could not download web pages
> > (browser does not any problem if using other network connections)?
> > I've disabled all firewall and service block in the ADSL modem. My
> > debian system does not have any problem if connects to other network.
> > Could it be the modem problem?
> Have you tried more than one browser?  What about other protocols, such
> as telnet, ssh, SMTP/POP/IMAP?

I tried lynx, it did display with www.google.com and other web pages,
but I have never played with lynx before, not sure it worked fine or

The mail had problem as well, it could not connect to gmail pop server
in most time, but I could ping that. The mail did connecte to pop
gmail server sometime. The other thing I have to mention that ping
time was about 200ms - 800ms, not sure that would cause the brower and
mail problem or not?

Thank you.

> > Thank you.
> >
> > Jim
> Celejar
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