From: Diarmaid O'Loughlin (dollar at domain csn.ul.ie)
Date: Mon 04 Oct 1999 - 10:04:17 IST
Try using BNC. As far as I know and I may be wrong but when using 2 nodes
you don't need a 50 terminator. Am I talking truth or bull, as I've never
Dollar at domain csn.ul.ie
On Sun, 3 Oct 1999, Vincent Murphy wrote:
> = Vincent Murphy <theDon at domain cs.ucc.ie> [19991003 2015]:
> > .. for now i'd like to verify that the
> > ethernet works, and if it does try something else.
> i think i've managed to verify that the ethernet is working. i installed
> tcpdump on the debian box, and did the following:
> > should i try a crossover cable between the two NICs?
> as yet, i still can't get these machines to ping each other, so i'm still
> looking for help, except now my problem is narrowed down a bit i hope.
> perhaps there's a problem with arp, but i haven't a clue how that works,
> i just know that it's used for resolving ip addresses to ethernet addresses.
> -vinny <hunting for arp docs>
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