one way network access problems

Dr. Scott S. Jones scott at
Thu Nov 8 15:46:35 MST 2007

+++ Bryan Sant [08/11/07 15:24 -0700]:
> On Nov 7, 2007 3:28 PM, Dr. Scott S. Jones <scott at> wrote:
> > What I can NOT do is mount a shared C: drive on XP from either Debian
> > machine, nor can I connect the other direction from virtual windows on
> > sarge.
> Run the following commands on one of your linux machines:
> sudo apt-get install nmap
> nmap <XP IP address>
> Post the output of that command back to the list.

Here's the output: 

scott at fyrenice:~$ sudo apt-get install nmap
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree... Done
nmap is already the newest version.
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
scott at fyrenice:~$ nmap

Starting Nmap 4.11 ( ) at 2007-11-08 15:39 MST
Note: Host seems down. If it is really up, but blocking our ping probes, try
Nmap finished: 1 IP address (0 hosts up) scanned in 4.133 seconds
scott at fyrenice:~$ nmap -P0

Starting Nmap 4.11 ( ) at 2007-11-08 15:40 MST

Stats: 0:05:05 elapsed; 0 hosts completed (1 up), 1 undergoing Connect() Scan
Connect() Scan Timing: About 90.30% done; ETC: 15:45 (0:00:32 remaining)

Connect() Scan Timing: About 100.00% done; ETC: 15:45 (0:00:00 remaining)
All 1680 scanned ports on seth ( are filtered

Nmap finished: 1 IP address (1 host up) scanned in 348.091 seconds

It's been at that point....still probing the XP box, I assume. I check on XP
to verify that THAT is indeed its IP address...from c:/cmd  ipconfig. 

It shows for the IP address with subnet mask. 


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