I have a LAN setup at home. I have winnt and 98 machines on this LAN.
Recently I installed Red Hat Linux on a new computer. I want this computer
to also be used on the LAN. I installed a ethernet card which seems to be
working fine [ at bootup it brings up eth0 correctly, i also have a
diagonistic program which detects my ethernet card, so i think this is
working fine.] now i have assigned some random ip address to this machine,
188.8.131.52 but if i try a telnet, ftp or ping from any of the other
machines on LAN this machine is not found, also if i do a ping from this
machine i cannot find any other machine.... what is the problem...? how do
it get this machine on lan .. my network card is a Linksys's Network
Everywhere card. Do let me know.