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Re: error pinging LAN



LC said:
> Hi,
> 
> I have a router build using FC4. eth0 is connected to the modem, eth1 is 
> connected to the switch. I use roaring penguine to connect to the
> internet with success. Windows boxes in the LAN are also connected to the
> switch to gain internet access via the router. I had been running this
> setup for 2 weeks and suddently it failed. The connection to the internet
> can be established, but it seem that there are some errors in the LAN. If
> i try to ping local machine of the lan, it tells me "ping: sendmsg:
> Operation not permitted"

this means ping reguest are being dropped by your iptables.
check your iptables for lines like:
-A INPUT -s "your lan ip's/CIDR" -j DROP
-A OUTPUT -d "your lan ip's/CIDR" -j DROP

remove the said lines..

> 
> Can anyone tell me what happened?
> 
> best regards
> 
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