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LINUX Firewall/Router/Wireless Access Point Troubleshoot Effort

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I have a LINUX firewall/router server which uses a wireless card as an access point.  This card is successfully delving out DHCP ip addresses to wireless clients.  I'm having trouble getting a samba Server on the same network as the wireless clients.  It connects to another card on this LINUX firewall/router system via a hub.  The LINUX firewall has a network bridge configured at br0.

bridge name     bridge id               STP enabled     interfaces
br0             8000.001346e6250b       no                    ath1
                                                                                eth2
                                                                           
The bridge is br0 is made of ath1, and eth2. ath1 is the wireless card[access point], eth2 is the network card connected to the hub which has the Samba server connected to it. The samba server is getting an IP address:
eth0      Link encap:Ethernet  HWaddr 00:10:5A:01:96:0D
          inet addr: 192.169.0.3  Bcast: 192.169.0.255  Mask:255.255.255.0
But, it can not ping the br0 which is configured as:

br0       Link encap:Ethernet  HWaddr 00:13:46:E6:25:0B
          inet addr:192.169.0.1  Bcast: 192.169.0.255  Mask: 255.255.255.0

Any help you can give us in undstanding why we can not get the Samba server on the network with the wireless XP clients via 192.169.0.0 would greatly be appreciated.  Again, any wireless client picks up a 192.169.0.XXX address and is online just fine.

More info:


Linux Server (Firewall):
ath1      Link encap:Ethernet  HWaddr 00:14:6C:89:44:87
          inet6 addr: fe80::214:6cff:fe89:4487/64 Scope:Link
          UP BROADCAST RUNNING PROMISC MULTICAST  MTU:1500  Metric:1
          RX packets:16496 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
          TX packets:20112 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
          collisions:0 txqueuelen:0
          RX bytes:1904165 (1.8 Mb)  TX bytes:15290428 ( 14.5 Mb)

br0       Link encap:Ethernet  HWaddr 00:13:46:E6:25:0B
          inet addr:192.169.0.1  Bcast: 192.169.0.255  Mask: 255.255.255.0
          inet6 addr: fe80::213:46ff:fee6:250b/64 Scope:Link
          UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST  MTU:1500  Metric:1
          RX packets:14442 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
          TX packets:15492 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
          collisions:0 txqueuelen:0
          RX bytes:1618977 (1.5 Mb)  TX bytes:7141959 (6.8 Mb)

eth2      Link encap:Ethernet  HWaddr 00:13:46:E6:25:0B
          inet6 addr: fe80::213:46ff:fee6:250b/64 Scope:Link
          UP BROADCAST RUNNING PROMISC MULTICAST  MTU:1500  Metric:1
          RX packets:122429276 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
          TX packets:270420109 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
          collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000
          RX bytes:887642421 (846.5 Mb)  TX bytes:2930004281 (2794.2 Mb)
          Interrupt:225 Base address:0xdc00

eth3      Link encap:Ethernet  HWaddr 00:16:EC:69:3C:B5
          inet addr: internet.ip.12.2  Bcast: internet.ip.12.255  Mask:255.255.255.0
          inet6 addr: fe80::216:ecff:fe69:3cb5/64 Scope:Link
          UP BROADCAST NOTRAILERS RUNNING MULTICAST  MTU:1500  Metric:1
          RX packets:8140802 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
          TX packets:2323611 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
          collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000
          RX bytes:3906504983 (3725.5 Mb)  TX bytes:551977672 (526.4 Mb)
          Interrupt:209 Base address:0xd800

lo        Link encap:Local Loopback
          inet addr: 127.0.0.1  Mask: 255.0.0.0
          inet6 addr: ::1/128 Scope:Host
          UP LOOPBACK RUNNING  MTU:16436  Metric:1
          RX packets:23808860 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
          TX packets:23808860 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
          collisions:0 txqueuelen:0
          RX bytes:2245957434 (2141.9 Mb)  TX bytes:2245957434 (2141.9 Mb)

tap0      Link encap:Ethernet  HWaddr CE:3C:1D:1E:3B:41
          inet6 addr: fe80::cc3c:1dff:fe1e:3b41/64 Scope:Link
          UP BROADCAST RUNNING PROMISC MULTICAST  MTU:1500  Metric:1
          RX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
          TX packets:704 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
          collisions:0 txqueuelen:100
          RX bytes:0 (0.0 b)  TX bytes:180832 (176.5 Kb)

wifi0     Link encap:UNSPEC  HWaddr 00-14-6C-89-44-87-00-00-00-00-00-00-00-00-00-00
          UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST  MTU:1500  Metric:1
          RX packets:16605879 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:1080636
          TX packets:11432729 errors:65368 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
          collisions:0 txqueuelen:199
          RX bytes:2162385966 ( 2062.2 Mb)  TX bytes:748681877 (713.9 Mb)
          Interrupt:209 Memory:cf080000-cf090000

Samba Server:

eth0      Link encap:Ethernet  HWaddr 00:10:5A:01:96:0D
          inet addr: 192.169.0.3  Bcast: 192.169.0.255  Mask:255.255.255.0
          inet6 addr: fe80::210:5aff:fe01:960d/64 Scope:Link
          UP BROADCAST NOTRAILERS RUNNING MULTICAST  MTU:1500  Metric:1
          RX packets:1558 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
          TX packets:1304 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
          collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000
          RX bytes:198584 (193.9 Kb)  TX bytes:125200 ( 122.2 Kb)
          Interrupt:9 Base address:0xdf00

lo         Link encap:Local Loopback
          inet addr:127.0.0.1  Mask: 255.0.0.0
          inet6 addr: ::1/128 Scope:Host
          UP LOOPBACK RUNNING  MTU:16436  Metric:1
          RX packets:94 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
          TX packets:94 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
          collisions:0 txqueuelen:0
          RX bytes:6804 (6.6 Kb)  TX bytes:6804 (6.6 Kb)
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