> thanks for the reply
> I'll try what ou have suggested although the
routing table shouldn't
> come into the picture if both ip addresses are
in the same subnet.
> strange thing with my latest try at installing
linux, the system cannot
Quote:> ping it's own ip address. The light is on on
the hub but it can't ping
> I have gone into netconf and setup the ip
address with the subnet mask
> and all that good stuff but nothing.
> I had none of these problems when I was running
> I'd hate to go backwards though
> oh well i'll keep plugging away
> > Well, at least you have a sense of humor
about it with that lame joke ;P
> > Anyway, I had this problem once, i'm trying
to think back. You DO know that
Quote:> > linux can alias cards, correct? You might
want to also check the ruting
Quote:> > tables (route -n), along with trying to nmap
the NT box to see if it's even
> > there.
> > Sorry I can't be more of a help
> > dt
> > > what needs to be done on a RH6.2 linux box
in order to participate on a
Quote:> > > network? I have performed workstation and
server install both times
Quote:> > > setting up the nic card. I can ping the
card using the ip address but I
Quote:> > > cannot ping an NT box or be pinged from an
NT box. I have even installed
Quote:> > > over the linux install with NT just to make
sure the hardware is okay.
> > > NT to NT no problem.
> > > I have a 5 port hub. the 2 boxes are setup
with 192.168.0.1 and
Quote:> > > 192.168.0.3. I have tried subnet masks of
255.255.255.0 and 255.255.0.0
Quote:> > > I have tried to specify a gateway as
192.168.0.1 and have tried no
Quote:> > > gateway. The NT box is dual homed and can
connect to the internet via
Quote:> > > dsl. Setting up tcp/ip on a system should
be idiot proof, isn't that
> > > what the ip stands for ( okay bad joke ).
> > > so, what I need is the secret for settup up
tcpip networking on a rh6.2
> > > box.
> > > any help is greatly appreciated.
> > > once I get this to work, i'll have to
figure out how to get xdmcp to
> > > work.
> > > one step at a time
> > > thanks
> > > --
> > > John D. Prokopek
> > > "The bus came by
> > > and I got on
> > > thats when it all began ...."
> John D. Prokopek
> "The bus came by
> and I got on
> thats when it all began ...."
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