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Re: VMware and bridged networking

On Fri, 11 Aug 2000 15:26:57 -0600 (MDT), Rick Macdonald wrote:

>> In case it matters I'm using 192.168.0.* addresses for my LAN. 
>> in NT is enabled. The VMware virtual ethernet adapter under NT has an IP 
>> address of Is that ok? I'm not sure how the whole 
>> thing works, so I don't understand how to fix my problems...
>I used DHCP during the potato installation (after loading the kernel and
>drivers from the 5 floppy set). Then it immediately was able to finish the
>installation from the net.

Are you using DHCP for your LAN, too? Or do you have dial-up networking 

>> Currently two services are running under NT: VMnet Bridge (for VMnet0) 
>> VMnet DHCP Server. Do I really need the DHCP server? I normally don't use 
>> DHCP on my LAN, all IPs are assigned statically.
>Have you tried using an IP addr on the same subnet as NT's original IP?

No, I didn't fiddle with it because I don't know exactly what's going on. 
What exactly is the purpose of the IP address that is assigned to the 
virtual ethernet adapter? Can I freely choose a different IP?



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