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Old 03-04-2006, 01:30 AM   #1
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ping operation not permitted

when i ping to any ip address of lan , wan or even to localhost i am getting response

ping sendmg: operation not permitted,

i flushed all rules of iptables, but having same response, i am using fc4 and fc5 test2 getting same message. and also want to know what is problem with it. i disabled selinux.

thanks for response.

take care
Old 03-04-2006, 01:40 AM   #2
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Try it as root? Can you access the network through other means?
Check where your ping is with "which ping"...should be /usr/bin
Make sure that your permissions are set where users can execute it...
Old 04-04-2006, 07:42 PM   #3
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I've exactly the same problem... any solution ??

I've this problem after I update the kernel to 2.6.16-1.2069

Old 04-05-2006, 09:23 AM   #4
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It appears that IPtables, NAT, or any other firewall can be causing it


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