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Can't ping 192.168.1.1 WRT54G under Linux - why not?

Discussion in 'Networking Issues' started by __spc__, Mar 20, 2006.

  1. __spc__

    __spc__ Network Guru Member

    Hi,

    I have two WRT54G running DD-WRTv23 in WDS.

    I have a laptop and desktop that both connect wirelessly no problem under XP, and are file/print shared.

    I have installed Slackware 10.2 Linux on both machines and each can connect to the internet wirelessly just great (I use NDISwrapper and the XP drivers for the two WiFI NICs).

    However, under Linux, neither machine can ping either the router, or each other. Why not?

    Thanks for any help you can offer...
     
  2. Toxic

    Toxic Administrator Staff Member

    firewall perhaps?

    what IP addresses do both PC's have?
     
  3. bluebox

    bluebox Network Guru Member

    Are they all on the same subnet?
     
  4. __spc__

    __spc__ Network Guru Member

    laptop: 192.168.1.101
    desktop: 192.168.1.102

    subnet: 255.255.255.0

    No firewalls that I know of...
     

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