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Date:      29 Dec 2002 21:40:48 +0000
From:      Stacey Roberts <>
Cc:        FreeBSD Questions <freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG>
Subject:   Re: No route to host
Message-ID:  <1041198047.68500.195.camel@localhost>
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On Sun, 2002-12-29 at 21:20, Gene Bomgardner wrote:
> On 29 Dec 2002 at 18:04, Stacey Roberts wrote:
> > 
> > Run an sdiff on both kernels and post the output so that members can
> > take a look at the actual differences between the two kernels.
> sdiff only reports that the two binary files are different. I don't see 
> any options to force a display. Did you mean to run a diff on the 
> conf files? If so, they are attached as an rtf file.
> Thanks.

Hi Gene,
   Sorry, I did mean just "diff".

I had a look at the attachment, but could see anything (to my eyes) that
look untoward in there, except the fact that you've got "maxusers" set
to 0. This value tells the kernel how many "new file / processes can be

This definitely should be higher, probably somewhere around 132.

What does /var/log/messages & /var/log/security say whenever you try to
access a remote host, or ping the local machine. If it were a firewall
issue the attempts would have been logged there.

Bump maxuers to 132 asap, and try seeing if anything gets logged when
testing later.



But remem
> God's Blessings,
> Gene
> To everything there is a season, and a time to every 
> purpose under heaven.    Ecl 3:1 - 
> and more recently, The Byrds
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