A problem with usb networking

Joe Pfeiffer joseph at pfeifferfamily.net
Wed Dec 5 23:37:38 CET 2007

Ian Darwin writes:
>geniere90 at interfree.it wrote:
>> I'm able to ping the phone and my laptop, too.
>> But I can't connect to the internet: ...
>We had two different responses:
>1) Mickey concluded it must be resolv.conf;
>2) Dr. Schaller concluded the notebook doesn't have
>    IP forwarding turned on.

There's also a 2a -- IP forwarding is turned on, but NAT isn't.  I'm
not sure how you'd differentiate this from 2 without a packet sniffer.

(your diagnostic to tell 1 from 2 is spot-on).

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