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Old 02-26-2010
Question Firewall stopping Peer to Peer File sharing

I am looking for advice on a router. I am new to Linux and am trying to use Limewire and Ktorent and can make no connection. Limewire indicates I have a firewall. I have a Linksys router WRK54G and my guess is that is the problem. I have spent hours upon hours trying to get it to work using info from this site and to get past the firewall problem with no success. I think I did all the router changes thru the web I could and am having no success. I am wondering if there is a router which works with broadband cable I can purchase which would alleviate the firewall problem. The Linksys cuts out often (not as much with Freespire) so an upgrade may help with that also. If anyone thinks my problem is not with my wireless router I would appreciate direction there also
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MRINFO(8)						      System Manager's Manual							 MRINFO(8)

mrinfo - Displays configuration info from a multicast router SYNOPSIS
/usr/sbin/mrinfo [ -d debug_level ] [ -r retry_count ] [ -t timeout_count ] multicast_router DESCRIPTION
mrinfo attempts to display the configuration information from the multicast router multicast_router. mrinfo uses the ASK_NEIGHBORS IGMP message to the specified multicast router. If this multicast router responds, the version number and a list of their neighboring multicast router addresses is part of that response. If the responding router has a recent multicast version num- ber, then mrinfo requests additional information such as metrics, thresholds, and flags from the multicast router. Once the specified mul- ticast router responds, the configuration is displayed to the standard output. INVOCATION
"-d" option sets the debug level. When the debug level is greater than the default value of 0, addition debugging messages are printed. Regardless of the debug level, an error condition, will always write an error message and will cause mrinfo to terminate. Non-zero debug levels have the following effects: level 1 packet warnings are printed to stderr. level 2 all level 1 messages plus notifications down networks are printed to stderr. level 3 all level 2 messages plus notifications of all packet timeouts are printed to stderr. "-r retry_count" sets the neighbor query retry limit. Default is 3 retry. "-t timeout_count" sets the number of seconds to wait for a neighbor query reply. Default timeout is 4 seconds. SAMPLE OUTPUT
mrinfo ( [version 3.3]: - (?) [1/1/querier] - ( [1/45/tunnel] - ( [1/32/tunnel/down] - ( [1/32/tunnel] For each neighbor of the queried multicast router, the IP of the queried router is displayed, followed by the IP and name of the neighbor. In square brackets the metric (cost of connection), the threshold (multicast ttl) is displayed. If the queried multicast router has a newer version number, the type (tunnel, srcrt) and status (disabled, down) of the connection is displayed. IMPORTANT NOTE
mrinfo must be run as root. SEE ALSO
mrouted(8), map-mbone(8), mtrace(8) AUTHOR
Van Jacobson 4.2 Berkeley Distribution MRINFO(8)

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