Re: vmware: can't ping host
I run VMWare here at work on Debian.
I set up my networking as Bridged.
I don't remember exactly, but I think Host Only won't let you out to the
Try bridged mode and see if you can connect out from your VM. And make sure
you have win98's networking installed correctly (but you probably do).
If you're still having trouble, tell me and I'll kill my VM-NT session and
look at the setting in detail. (Can't see them while it's running).
On Fri, Aug 24, 2001 at 04:12:15PM -0400, Titus Barik scribbled...
> Okay, I probably screwed something up again, so if you guys could help
> out it would be great.
> So I installed VMware today using the .tar.gz file available from their
> website, extracted, ran ./vmware-install and installed to /usr/local. I
> selected all the defaults during the install otherwise except for the
> installation directory. All good so far. Installed Windows 98 SE on the
> VMware VM, and it gets an IP of 172.16.66.128. All dandy. My host
> machine's IP is 126.96.36.199, but I can't ping this from the VM
> Windows. However, I can ping the virtual machine from the host. What did
> I break?
> My ipconfig states:
> eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:80:C8:FA:F0:CA
> inet addr:188.8.131.52 Bcast:184.108.40.206
> UP BROADCAST RUNNING MTU:1500 Metric:1
> RX packets:35665 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
> TX packets:12102 errors:272 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:272
> collisions:10621 txqueuelen:100
> RX bytes:6615530 (6.3 Mb) TX bytes:1352162 (1.2 Mb)
> ~Interrupt:5 Base address:0x9000
> lo Link encap:Local Loopback
> inet addr:127.0.0.1 Mask:255.0.0.0
> UP LOOPBACK RUNNING MTU:16436 Metric:1
> RX packets:95 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
> TX packets:95 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
> collisions:0 txqueuelen:0
> RX bytes:13625 (13.3 Kb) TX bytes:13625 (13.3 Kb)
> vmnet1 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:50:56:01:00:00
> inet addr:172.16.66.1 Bcast:172.16.66.255 Mask:255.255.255.0
> UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST MTU:1500 Metric:1
> RX packets:41 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
> TX packets:63 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
> collisions:0 txqueuelen:100
> RX bytes:0 (0.0 b) TX bytes:0 (0.0 b)
> I am using host-only for networking.
> Debian, for great justice!
> Thanks in advance.
> Titus Barik (firstname.lastname@example.org)
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