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Date:      Wed, 07 Jun 2000 16:53:24 +0200
From:      Christoph Sold <>
To:        Massimo De Giorgi <>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: no route to host
Message-ID:  <>
References:  <000201bfd07a$bce56140$beb82397@oemcomputer>

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Massimo De Giorgi wrote:

> Hello.
> In /etc/host.conf I have just one line:
>     hosts
> In /etc/hosts two lines:
>        localhost......my_pc_name
>          my_pc_name
> Now, wichever "network" command I type in
> ( I mean telnet, ping etc...) I get
>     no route to host
> if I use the host address
> Things go smoothly with and
> my_pc_name.
> Is there anything wrong ?

Wild guess: You got ipfw in your kernel, rebuilt, then forgot to do

ipfw add allow all from any to any

-Christoph Sold

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