Brian - Although I don't agree with you, I was respecting your opinion till this point. Personal flames are offtopic, rude, and overshadow and good points you may have made in this thread. You owe a <tip> please. <tip type="network managment"> A nice tool for checking out simple network statistics on your linux box is IpTraf(search freshmeat for it). Displays where your packets are coming from and going to, which ports they're heading to, and how big they are. You can also sort by protocol.. Handy tool for those moments when you think you may have a network issue, or for when you're bored and wanna see what is going where </tip> .djc. - evolt.org vicar - Brian King wrote: > Dear Martin, > You sincerely strike me as on of those, "I don't have it so no one else > can", type of people. I hope your life gets better soon. I truly feel for > you. > Trust me, with your vision of Technology and IT, I wouldn't grace your > presence with my resume. I would much rather work for someone like > Industrial Sound and Light, who I am sure would entertain you as a possible > candidate for their janitorial staff, (while we are exchanging > brutalities)).