> The machines can connect through ftp and telnet, but if I try to
> transfer a file in ftp to the W98 machine I will get an error, and the
> Linux machine will totally lock up, requiring a reboot.
> I also get some CU errors from eth0 sporadically that will lock the
you indicate that the intel nic in the linux box produces errors. Try a
different driver for the nic; like ne2000 generic.
A note on terminology: the X server is actually running on your 98 box,Quote:
> What I really need is some SIMPLE instructions with examples of how to
> set up a peer-to-peer network. Now what I need from the network is for
> the Win98 machine to have complete control over the Linux/486, and to
> be able to run Linux apps, as well as display XWindow graphics over
> the Win98/C300a monitor.I dont know if samba is capable of this, since
> in actuality I dont
> care if the Linux box can see anything on the Win98 machine, but its
> necessary for the opposite to be so. I have Starnet X-Win32 server for
> 98, but in this case the actual server would be Linux. Any ideas on
> software, and especailly means of configuring it would be greatly
and the linux box is the X client. I have only played with this, but had
good results with reflectionX 7.6. I know this is not run of the mill
software, nor is it cheap. Reflection comes with default settings for a
generic X11R6 system (linux).
SAMBA is for volume sharing, and has nothing to do with X.
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