Re: [NTLK] AppleTalk over wifi

From: ccsccs7 <ccsccs7_at_yahoo.com>
Date: Thu May 11 2006 - 17:00:44 EDT

There are only a few brands of wireless router that support Classic AppleTalk (AppleTalk that isn't handled over IP). NetGear was one of them. Most routers support AppleTalk over wired connections, but block them at the wireless point.
   
  Cecelia
  
Andreas Nijenhuis <MessagePad2000@laposte.net> wrote:
  Hello,

Using AppleTalk over wifi can be tricky. On the graphite AirPort base
stations, it works, on the Snow (dual ethernet) ones, it doesn't. Blame
Apple... (for not supporting their own stuff).

What base station are you using?

Best regards,

Andreas

Le mercredi 10 mai 2006, newtontalk@newtontalk.net
(newtontalk@newtontalk.net) a Úcrit :

>Thanks for the welcome Woody,
>
>So it looks like connecting via Serial is a bust :(
>
>Okay I'm now trying to use WiFi. I've got a Lucent Turbo Silver card
>and configured it exactly as at:
>
> http://tools.unna.org/wikiwikinewt/index.php/WiFi
>
>However, and you knew this was coming, I can't get the Newton to find
>my Mac.
>
>(Appletalk is enabled on the Mac in OS9 and MacOSX, WiFi is enabled
>on the Mac. My wireless router is a Belkin which takes the IP number
>192.168.2.1, the Mac has been allocated 192.168.2.2, DHCP has been
>set to automatic)
>
>When I try to use the Newton's Dock, I select [Appletalk] and then
>[Connect to...] [Other computer...] The WiFi card becomes active
>(hurrah!), but the Newton never finds another MacOS computer (boo!)
>
>Sorry, I know this is sounding really dumb - but what am I doing wrong?
>
>Mike.

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