Re: [NTLK] Yet another newbie problem!

From: Woody Smith (
Date: Tue Jun 28 2005 - 16:37:53 PDT

My 3Com card is also identified as a Megahertz so this is not the
The Newton cannot see either the router or the mac nor can the mac
see the Newton unless both have connection software running.
The first step after installing necessary software is to get it set
up Frank Gruendel has excellent directions
see <>

I recommend running NCU in Classic for the best all around install
and backup features. Some folks have had difficulty installing NCU
in classic with Tiger but I had success by installing it on a
separate drive from the one that has Tiger. I then moved it to the
same drive and had no problems.

Good luck


On Jun 28, 2005, at 5:21 AM, Brian wrote:

> Hi all,
> I have just picked up a 2000 (updated) with many extras. My computer
> is an iMac G5 running Tiger. I have succeeded in getting NewTen and
> NetSync to work ok through the serial/Keyspan/dongle link. so far so
> good.
> Where things are falling apart is on the Ethernet link side. The
> card is a 3Com 3CCE589ET and my router is a Netgear DG834G (I don't
> use the wi-fi capability - yet). I have installed the Farallon
> drivers from chuma and the card comes up as a Megaherz 589E.
> I just can't seem to get any response from the router or link to the
> Mac - I've tried all sorts of ways from info posted and nothing seems
> to work.
> Any one prepared to lead me by the hand through this?
> Brian

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