Re: PLIP Connection to Win95
On: Sat, 1 Aug 1998 21:45:58 -0600 David Karlin writes:
> I have two boxes; call them lin and win.
> hostname ip address netmask
> lin 192.168.0.5 255.255.255.0
> win 192.168.0.1 255.255.255.0
> I believe that win's network adapter has been properly configured;
> It can ping it's loopback and its network adapter. After reading
> the NAG manual section on PLIP connections, I booted lin and did the
> (info on "lo" displayed; all looked good.)
Well, there is a interface for the plip missing.
> #route add default gw 192.168.0.1
> SIOCADDRT: Network is unreachable.
I you just have the loopback interface, there is no way for your
computer to reach the 192.168.0.0 network.
I haven't used plip so far, but a command sequence like:
ifconfig plip1 192.168.0.5 pointopoint 192.168.0.1
route add default gw 192.168.0.1
should do it (note, you can substitute the ip addresses by their
symbolic name if you want).
I have found this information in my printed copy of NAG, you should
look at chapter 5 (Configuring TCP/IP Networking), section "The PLIP
Interface", pp 69f.
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