In the control panel (networking) on your win95 box set an IP address for
the TCP/IP protocol for your network adapter. Then add the IP address and
hostname to your /etc/hosts file on your linux box (of course taking care to
follow the format of the entries already present).
no warranties - use at your own risk -
it works on mine.
P.S. as a last resort you could read the ethernet howto and perhaps the
>i have two boxes one linux (RH 4.2 ) and the other is win 95 , they are
>ne2000 card , i'm trying to telnet the linux box , but the connection is
>(its take about 1 min until i get the login prompt ) , when i ping from the
>the reply takes about 0.2ms, all the TCP/IP setting is o.k
>thanks in advanced, Gideon