I got it working folks. I appreciate all your replies from all of you. That
was very very helpful.
Firstly, I aplogise for not giving you full details. I missed one thing.
When I bought a machine, it already had one 'Intel home networking card' in
it, which I didn't know. It was creating the conflict. I removed that card.
Then, as most of you people suggested, I connected both the machines using a
Then, I added SPX and Netbeios protocols to my windows98 network
And, finally I changed the IP address of my Solaris machine to be similar to
that of 98.
So my 98's IP is 169.254.196.87 and I changed my solaris' to be
That's all it did the trick.
And again, I thank you all a tonn.
(I was so happy that I could not even sleep last night :-) )
Take care and bye.
> Hello guru's,
> I have installed Solaris8 on my PC successfully(I guess, since I didn't
> have any problems running). The configuration is:
> Gateway PC, 266 Pentium II, 6GB hard Disk,
> 192MB memory,
> with 3Com Eathernet card, which is supported according to sun
> And I am running Windows 98 on another machine, configuration:
> Gateway, 933Mhz, Pentium III, 128RAM with enough disk space,
> Linksys NC100v2 eathernet card.
> I have connected both the machines using a cat5 network cable.
> The Solaris machine says that 3COM interface is UP in RUNNING.
> But I am unable to talk to Solaris machince from my 98 machine. Do I
> need to do any other setup in order to acheive this? Has anyone done it?
> Please let me know.
> Thanks a lot