network card

Ruben de Groot fbsd-q at
Thu Apr 17 01:45:14 PDT 2003

On Wed, Apr 16, 2003 at 08:06:40PM -0400, taxman typed:
> On Wednesday 16 April 2003 07:01 pm, Dave Eck wrote:
> > I just change kernel and having truble with networdk card.
> > when I  run ping all get is [ping: sendto: Permission denied]
> > can you help me?
> well you haven't told us much of what you've done, so that we can help you, 
> but I happen to be semi-clairvoyant.  One of your changes didn't happen to be 
> adding ipfw was it?  If so try as root:
> sysctl net.inet.ip.fw.enable=0
> Then try pinging again.  If that works then you've improperly set up your 
> firewall.  I didn't think that ipfw defaulted to a closed firewall, so you 
> must have set a default deny.

It does default to deny.

> see man firewall


> Tim
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