[rc5] Linux problem

Mishari "CykiX" Muqbil mishari at thepentagon.com
Sat Jul 19 17:10:25 EDT 1997


Allan Jensen wrote:
> 
> Thanks for using NetForward!
> http://www.netforward.com
> v^v^v^v^v^v^v^v^v^v^v^v^v^v^v^v^v^v^v^v^v^v^v^v^v^v^v^v^v
> 
> Hi there,
> 
> I'm trying to run the rc5v2 client on one of my Linux boxes.
> Hardware/software description:
> 486DX4-100, 16 MB RAM, NE2000 card, 5434 PCI GFX-card with RedHat Linux
> 3.0.3, upgraded to (first) kernel 2.0.0 with the std. upgrade RPM's from
> Red Hat Software, and then upgraded to kernel 2.0.29 later.
> This machine is configured as an IPMASQ server, and can do dialouts to my
> local ISP at specific times (no autodial - there are dialin-users aswell).
> The setup looks like this:
> 
> (dynamic)         (dynamic)  | 192.168.22.2    192.168.22.x
>    [ISP]------------------[IPMASQ]---------------[OTHERHOSTS]
> 
> Now: The problem is, if I run the client on IPMASQ, I get a
> 
> Network::Open Error X - sleeping for 3 seconds
> 
> If I tcpdump the ppp0, I get no traffic whatsoever. Nothing, zip zero nada.
> 
> The strange thing is; I tried to run it on another machine (my
> workstation - running Red Hat 4.2 out-of-the-box), and it worked like a
> charm!
> 
> Now.. Does anyone have any creative suggestions on why this doesn't work?
> 
> I just got to say : _everything_ else works 100% fine - web, telnet, irc,
> ftp, you name it - just not this rc5v2 client!
> 
> This is quite frustrating, so could any of you give me some idea what's
> going on here?
> 
> Thanks in advance.
> 
> Best regards,
> -Allan

Amm... U tried the other options offered by version 2.02 clients? Maybe
one of 'em would work.
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