Networking novice needs help

Andrew andrew.hodgson at
Mon Dec 2 19:21:29 GMT 2002

> Please post me the output of the following commands executed on squid
> ifconfig -a

	inet netmask 0xfffffff0 broadcast
	inet6 fe80::200:e8ff:fe21:b423%de0 prefixlen 64 scopeid 0x1 
	ether 00:00:e8:21:b4:23
	media: Ethernet 100baseTX
	status: active
lp0: flags=8810<POINTOPOINT,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST> mtu 1500
lo0: flags=8049<UP,LOOPBACK,RUNNING,MULTICAST> mtu 16384
	inet6 ::1 prefixlen 128 
	inet6 fe80::1%lo0 prefixlen 64 scopeid 0x3 
	inet netmask 0xff000000 
ppp0: flags=8010<POINTOPOINT,MULTICAST> mtu 1500
sl0: flags=c010<POINTOPOINT,LINK2,MULTICAST> mtu 552
faith0: flags=8002<BROADCAST,MULTICAST> mtu 1500

> netstat -r(well, -rn)

Routing tables

Destination        Gateway            Flags    Refs      Use  Netif
default          UGSc        1        0    de0          UH          0        0    lo0
192.168.1/28       link#1             UC          2        0    de0        link#1             UHRLW       2        3    de0        00:00:e8:21:b4:23  UHLW        0        8    lo0

Destination                       Gateway                      
Flags      Netif Expire
::1                               ::1                          
UH          lo0
fe80::%de0/64                     link#1                       
UC          de0
fe80::200:e8ff:fe21:b423%de0      00:00:e8:21:b4:23            
UHL         lo0
fe80::%lo0/64                     fe80::1%lo0                  
Uc          lo0
fe80::1%lo0                       link#3                       
UHL         lo0
ff01::/32                         ::1                          
U           lo0
ff02::%de0/32                     link#1                       
UC          de0
ff02::%lo0/32                     ::1                          
UC          lo0

(Bearing in mind that my workstation on isn't showing up
here - or should it?)

> arp -a

firewall ( at (incomplete) on de0 (ethernet)

> ping "squids IP address"

# ping squid
PING squid ( 56 data bytes
64 bytes from icmp_seq=0 ttl=64 time=0.914ms
64 bytes from icmp_seq=1 ttl=64 time=0.591ms
64 bytes from icmp_seq=2 ttl=64 time=0.604ms
---squid ping statistics---
3 packets transmitted, 3 packets received, 0% packet loss
round trip min/avg/stddev = /0.591/0.677/0.910 ms

Hope this helps,


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