Re: NTLK ethernet setup help

From: Ivan Shaw (
Date: Sat Sep 09 2000 - 17:27:10 CDT

At 05:01 PM 9/9/00 -0500, "jceaser" <> wrote:
>I just got a new 3Com 3C589C card for my 2100 Newton and the drivers for it.
>I installed the card and the drivers and have been able to connect to NCU
>with no problem, but I want to do more. I want to get on the internet with
>my Newton, but my network is DHCP based. I think I can get around this by
>telling the DHCP server that a specific IP address is taken, but I need to
>know the hardware MAC address for the card.

Why are you bothering to do this? NIE 2.0 supports DHCP; all you have to do
is create a new Internet setup which uses the 3Com card and a DHCP server.
It's something like 4-5 taps.

Ivan T. Shaw

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