Delinquent IP connection problem !

Lee Johnston lee
Sat Oct 23 17:08:56 BST 1999


Hi,

What IPs are you using for your internal network?

Lee.


On Sat, Oct 23, 1999 at 04:17:24PM +0100, Philip Wainwright wrote:
> Hi !
> 
> I'me a new user (new to freeBSD) with a tricky network
> problem, on a first time installation.
> 
> The network :
> Small ethernet with a few machines including obviously the
> freeBSD system, hooked onto the internet via a dial up ISDN
> router.
> 
> The problem:
> If any connection on the local network, is made to the
> freeBSD system (just a connection is sufficient, no log in),
> freeBSD establishes an internet connection (thus costing a
> phone call etc..)  !!!
> 
> This is odd since the machine telnetting to the freeBSD
> system, is on the _same_ network as the freeBSD system !
> 
> I suspect the getty process is doing some remote
> communication, but what it is I haven't a clue.
> 
> 
> Anyone ideas ?
> 
> 
> 
> Thanks..
> 
> 
> 
> Phil...
> 
> 
> philip at wwright.demon.co.uk
> 
> 
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