Re: [NTLK] ethernet

From: Laurent Daudelin (
Date: Tue Mar 05 2002 - 09:41:20 EST

On 05/03/02 08:53, "Josh Ormsby" <> wrote:

> So I tried to use BasiliskII on my PC to get an ethernet connection and
> I have been frustrated again. I can see the virtual Mac from other
> computers on the network, and even from my Newt when I search, but when
> it is 'selected' and I tap 'connect' it cannot be found...
> As a last resort this week I went and installed NCU on my fiancee's iMac
> to see if I could connect via ethernet/AppleTalk. No luck here either,
> with the Newt plugged directly into the Mac (with a crossover cable) it
> was unable to 'find a Mac OS computer'.
> Ever since I switched from Win98 I have had problems connecting my Newt
> to anything and I just about had enough. This is not fun anymore.

On your fiancee's iMac, make sure that AppleTalk is "ON", and make sure it's
configured to use "Ethernet" and nothing else.

I can't help you with BasiliskII...


Laurent Daudelin              Developer, Multifamily, ESO, Fannie Mae             Washington, DC, USA
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