Re:gethostbyname problem (fwd)

Bill Woodland (wcw@bga.com)
Sat, 20 Apr 1996 20:30:57 -0500


>Date: Fri, 19 Apr 1996 11:02:54 -0600 (MDT)
>From: Yani <shywolf@laplaza.taos.nm.us>
>To: wcw@bga.com
>Subject: Re:gethostbyname problem (fwd)
>
>> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>> Date: Fri, 19 Apr 1996 09:50:18 -0500
>> From: Bill Woodland <wcw@bga.com>
>>
>> I run a Novell LAN at my office, and had the same problem. The solution for
>> me was simple, being the one that assigns the IP addresses from my class C
>> license. We use Trumpet Winsock and WINPKT for our TCP/IP stack for
>> Windows. We use a packet driver for our DOS TCP applications (UGH!).
>>
>> Assumptions:
>> You log into the network before running windows
>> You go to your local C: drive and run windows from the c:\windows directory
>> You use Trumpet Winsock for your TCP/IP stack
>>
>> Solution:
>> Create c:\windows\hosts that says:
>> 204.64.168.215 mypc
>
>Bill, this was very helpful. I did find one thing though. There is a
>hosts file in my winsock directory which was being used instead of the
>c:\windows\hosts file. Also, I'm on an ISP TCP/IP LAN with no login
>to get initial connect to the network. I'm essentially on the 'Net.
> FYI, this machine is using trumpet winsock 2.0b, WINPKT and the crynwyr
>NE2000 packet driver running Win 3.11 for wkgroups. Feel free to fwd this
>wherever apropriate.
>
> Shywolf@laplaza.taos.nm.us
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>

Get the entire collection of packet drivers from this URL:

http://roundtable.cif.rochester.edu/users/mongoose/ftp/Packet_Drivers/

Get pktd11.zip for the executables of these. The other zips include the
source code for these drivers.

Bill Woodland (wcw@bga.com)
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