Re: incoming OK, but no outgoing packets...

From: Ted Phelps (
Date: 2002-09-02 13:24:59 UTC

Kevin Matthews may have said:
> Using tcpdump I can see all packets come in to wlan0, but it doesn't
> respond. I tried ad-hoc mode too and all I get from tcpdump is a buch
> of this:
> 20:41:06.108198 arp reply is-at 0:3:2f:0:c5:d9
> 20:41:16.109242 arp who-has tell
> 20:41:16.109249 arp reply is-at 0:3:2f:0:c5:d9

That looks healthy. At least two computers are able to exchange information via your wireless link.

> Can anyone suggest anything. I've been stuck for weeks on this, so any
> bit of help is greatly appreciated. Thanks.

Possibly this is simply a routing problem? Could you tell us what netstat -r says? And which machines and are?


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