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Re: Serial conn. to WIN (success with slip!):next steps

A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far way, someone said...

> Hello!!!
> Forget about all recent mails from me: I have succeeded now making a slip
> connection!!! Yes, I only had no getty running for the ttyS1 port, and now
> all seems fine. I'm using diplogini over the windows dialup terminal, which
> tells me the IP addr. is I think I configured Linux to have
> Now, I have the next problem: From the linux box, I can ping both
> addresses ( and successfully. But from the win
> box, I cannot ping the Linux box. Don't really know why. The ifconfig
> shows me the slip config with "inet addr: P-t-P:".
> What does this mean and what can I be doing from? I think, WIN simply
> wants to know the route to the Linux box. Well' I'll try.
> If you've got some suggestions about this issue, please send me a mail.

My first suggestion would be to use different IP address: for
Linux and for the Windows system.  There are quite a few
others (millions - literally) that will work; here are a small number of
the possibilities:

 Linux		Windows
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Phil Brutsche					pbrutsch@creighton.edu

"There are two things that are infinite; Human stupidity and the
universe. And I'm not sure about the universe." - Albert Einstein

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