A problem with usb networking

Michael Shiloh michael at openmoko.org
Thu Dec 6 00:06:57 CET 2007

Joe Pfeiffer wrote:
> 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.

Joe's suggestion of a packet sniffer is a great idea. Install tcpdump 
(or packet sniffer of your choice) on the laptop, and post what you see 
when the Neo tries to connect to the Internet.


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