strange ping behavior

Chip chip at
Fri Nov 28 19:43:20 PST 2003

Michael W. Oliver wrote:

>I suspect that what Aaron meant was that there is a local filtering
>problem on the 4.6 machine.  When you try to ping another device from
>the 4.6 box, you get 'permission denied' (typical of local blocking via
>ipfw).  Are you running ipfw on the 4.6 machine?  As root, issue the
>command 'ipfw show' and you will know for sure.

That was it. I forgot that some time back I had recompiled the kernel 
with firewall enabled, then moved on to other things and forgot all 
about it.
Thanks for the tip.

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