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How can I configure the Suse Linux router to allow me to connect to the printer?

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Hi
I am trying to configure what I thought was straight forward simple routing, but I can't get it to work!!

I have two pc's on a common ethernet switched network connected to my ADSL router as follows...

WinPC     172.16.6.2   gw 172.16.16.1
LinuxPC router (Sues Linux) dual NICS     172.16.6.1,  10.0.0.20  gw 10.0.0.254
Printer 10.0.0.17
ADSL router 10.0.0.254

The good:
- WinPC can access the internet :-)

The bad:
- WinPC can't ping 10.0.0.17!!?  How can I fix this?

LinxuPC route table and ifconfig looks like this at the moment:
Destination   Gateway         Genmask         Flags Metric Ref    Use Iface
172.26.0.0      *                       255.255.0.0     U        0      0        0  vmnet1
172.16.0.0      172.16.6.2     255.255.0.0     UG     0      0        0   eth1
link-local         *                      255.255.0.0     U        0      0        0   eth0
10.0.0.0           *                      255.0.0.0          U        0      0        0   eth0
loopback         *                      255.0.0.0         U        0      0        0    lo
default         10.0.0.254         0.0.0.0            UG      0      0        0    eth0

fileserver:~ # ifconfig
eth0      Link encap:Ethernet  HWaddr 00:11:2F:46:37:05
          inet addr:10.0.0.20  Bcast:10.255.255.255  Mask:255.0.0.0
          UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST  MTU:1500  Metric:1
          RX packets:111101 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
          TX packets:97451 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
          collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000
          RX bytes:50656026 (48.3 Mb)  TX bytes:61382720 (58.5 Mb)
          Interrupt:193 Base address:0xa000

eth1      Link encap:Ethernet  HWaddr 00:50:04:C3:96:81
          inet addr:172.16.6.1  Bcast:172.16.255.255  Mask:255.255.0.0
          UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST  MTU:1500  Metric:1
          RX packets:21241 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
          TX packets:18601 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
          collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000
          RX bytes:2917109 (2.7 Mb)  TX bytes:22184847 (21.1 Mb)
          Interrupt:209 Base address:0xac00

lo        Link encap:Local Loopback
          inet addr:127.0.0.1  Mask:255.0.0.0
          UP LOOPBACK RUNNING  MTU:16436  Metric:1
          RX packets:23479 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
          TX packets:23479 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
          collisions:0 txqueuelen:0
          RX bytes:3627799 (3.4 Mb)  TX bytes:3627799 (3.4 Mb)

vmnet1    Link encap:Ethernet  HWaddr 00:50:56:C0:00:01
          inet addr:172.26.0.1  Bcast:172.26.255.255  Mask:255.255.0.0
          UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST  MTU:1500  Metric:1
          RX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
          TX packets:153 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
          collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000
          RX bytes:0 (0.0 b)  TX bytes:0 (0.0 b)

I feel that the issue must be with the linuxPC...I look forward to the expert's advice.
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