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Re: Firewall problem: Only works on a restart.



On Sunday, Feb 8th 2009 at 17:15 -0000, quoth Mikkel L. Ellertson:

=>Steven W. Orr wrote:
=>> I have a minor mystery and I don't know how to debug it.
=>> 
=>> I have two computers in the house. Machine A has two NICS, one of which
=>> is hooked to the cable modem and sees the outside world. Also, Machine A
=>> implements the IPTABLES firewall with NAT. Machine B and Machine A's 2nd
=>> NIC are hooked up to a little hub. Ever since I upgraded to F10, I
=>> notice that Machine B can't see the outside world unless I restart the
=>> firewall. And just to make it interesting,
=>> 
=>> iptables -L > before
=>> restart the firewall
=>> iptables -L > after
=>> 
=>> diff before after
=>> result is no difference
=>> 
=>> I'm wide open to a suggestion on how to fix this. And please don't tell
=>> me to restart the firewall in rc.local. ;-)
=>> 
=>> TIA
=>> 
=>Dumb question time:

Not dumb

=>
=>Is the NIC connected to the hub brought up at boot?

Yes

=>
=>Does it have a static IP address?

Yes

Does that give anyone any ideas?

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