Re: PC/TCP hosts file

Scott D. Wiegand (
Tue, 22 Aug 1995 08:34:11 +0000

> >I have been trying to use the latest version of CU-SeeMe for Windows.
> >When I launch it I get a 'gethostbyname ()' error. I understand that
> >it is looking for an entry for my IP in the DNS. The help file said
> >that I can create a hosts file to solve this problem. I created the
> >file properly and rebooted windows (just to be sure everything
> >loaded). It still gives the same error.
> I'm having somewhat the same problem. If, after I connnect to the
> internet, I go back and enter my IP address in the hosts file, it will work
> fine.

I am not using a SLIP or PPP connection.. I am connected directly to
our network from my office at work. I have a permanent IP address.
Thanks for the help, but it didn't work. Any other ideas for
permanent connections to the internet?

Scott D. Wiegand <----------------->
Associate Consultant
TRG, Inc.
4343 East Camelback Rd. "The world never ceases to amaze me."
Phoenix, AZ 85018-2700