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> Firewall-settings For Os X Internetsharing Via Usb, can't browse WWW with Z over USB/TCP-IP
post Jun 12 2005, 12:02 AM
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I'm trying to connect my Zaurus SL5500 (Sharp ROM 3.13 + Cacko Kernel patch) to the WWW and for the first step I want to use the USB/TCP-IP connection.

My Powerbook is connected via WLAN to our DSL router, I have internet sharing enabled on the PB and the Z can ping IP-numbers and urls like www.avm.de successfully.

However, the Z can only load a web page in Opera, if I disable the firewall on the PowerBook (OS 10.3.9).
I don't want to disable it completely - does anybody know how I have to configure the firewall for getting Opera on the Z working?

Best regards

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post May 1 2006, 11:06 PM
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I mentioned in this thread that I was able surf the Internet on my Zaurus using a bluetooth connection to my Mac. But somewhere along the line it stopped working (perhaps when I upgraded to Tiger). I could connect to the Mac and use things like FTP, but not surf the net. This thread made me realize that I had to open some ports in the firewall to get it to work again. I opened up ports 80 and 443 (for secure web sites) and now I am surfing with no problems.

(See the thread above if you want the bluetooth sharing scripts I used.)

Edit: After trying to enable this on another machine, I discovered that the port settings weren't really my problem, although they are helpful when setting up the firewall. By coincidence, the machine on which I was able to get this to work had Internet sharing (to its ethernet port from airport) enabled. It turns out that unless I have Internet sharing enabled, I can't use the Internet through the Zaurus, even though I have it set to an unrelated port. It's not a big deal to enable this, since I don't use the ethernet port anyway, but I was wondering if there was another way to do this.
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post May 3 2006, 01:55 AM
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I am glad to know that you enjoy surfing via Mac as your Internet gateway.

It further proves that those procedures that I have regularly used are correct.
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elwood151   Firewall-settings For Os X Internetsharing Via Usb   Jun 12 2005, 12:02 AM
jfv   You probably need to open port 80 on your powerboo...   Jun 12 2005, 05:46 AM
elwood151   QUOTE(jfv @ Jun 12 2005, 01:46 PM)You probabl...   Jun 13 2005, 11:49 AM
qwerty   Hi, I'm trying this too, but haven't gotte...   Jul 7 2005, 08:07 AM
elwood151   QUOTE(qwerty @ Jul 7 2005, 04:07 PM)Hi, I...   Jul 10 2005, 08:51 PM
freizugheit   QUOTEsudo route add -host usbd0 and...   Jul 14 2005, 07:43 AM
qwerty   thanks. I figured out su, although i'm runnin...   Jul 14 2005, 02:04 PM
freizugheit   whois ispdomain   Jul 15 2005, 08:39 AM
qwerty   thanks martin. I used those two commands and now ...   Jul 13 2005, 07:36 AM
elwood151   QUOTE(qwerty @ Jul 13 2005, 03:36 PM)thanks m...   Jul 13 2005, 11:56 AM
qwerty   thanks for being patient with my questions...still...   Jul 17 2005, 08:22 PM
samxiao   QUOTE(qwerty @ Jul 14 2005, 05:04 PM)thanks....   Jul 20 2005, 12:12 PM
samxiao   where do i put those codes so everytime i reboot m...   Jul 20 2005, 12:28 PM
qwerty   /etc/resolv.conf on the mac (which can do all the ...   Jul 20 2005, 01:08 PM
sabes   I'm having a similar problem connecting my Nok...   Feb 16 2006, 03:09 PM
samot   Resuming what I did an worked (os sharp rom 3.1) w...   May 1 2006, 04:21 PM
icruise   I mentioned in this thread that I was able surf th...   May 1 2006, 11:06 PM
freizugheit   samot, I am glad to know that you enjoy surfing v...   May 3 2006, 01:55 AM
samot   QUOTE(freizugheit @ May 3 2006, 01:55 AM)samo...   May 8 2006, 01:20 PM
eji   Hey, this is great! Thanks. I got USB (en2) wo...   May 11 2006, 11:35 PM

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