Strange Internet Problems

Chris racerx at
Mon Sep 6 16:01:48 PDT 2004

Jason Dusek wrote:
> In certain places, I am unable to get on the internet even though I am 
> recognized by the DHCP server and assigned an IP address. In most cases, 
> I am not able to ping anything, but even when I can (for example at my 
> parents' house, which is serviced by MSN) my browser times out. What is 
> the name of this problem, and which section of the docs will help me to 
> fix it?
> _jason

Well - assuming you are talking about FreeBSD, I'm not so sure it's a 
FreeBSD issue. If you can connect to the internet, and if you are 
running ipf/ipfw - then look at your ruleset.

Other then that - call your ISP

Best regards,

Inside every large program
is a small program struggling to get out.

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