Re: Cornell CUSeeMe V.1 & Lan/DialUP Mixed Environment

Ray Mercer (
Mon, 31 Aug 1998 16:12:39 +0900

Thanks to a couple of guys on this list I was able to figure out the
To make CU use your dial-up IP, it must be the last IP shown when you run
IPCONFIG.EXE (from a DOS box). was the IP used by my WebTV software (now uninstalled :-)
I removed and reinstalled my Dial-Up adapter and that moved it to the bottom
of the list. Now CU uses my dial-up IP.

Now I'm getting division errors and GPFs when I try to connect to a ref
though. The software works fine on other machines. Does this have to do
with Win98?

Ray Mercer

-----Original Message-----
From: Ray Mercer <>
To: <>
Date: Friday, August 28, 1998 9:32 AM
Subject: Cornell CUSeeMe V.1 & Lan/DialUP Mixed Environment

>I've been using the new color CU from Cornell for a couple of months now
>it is absolutely fantastic.
>The biggest problem I have experienced with it is as follows:
>At work I have a LAN-fixed IP (behind a firewall) and various dial-up ISP
>accounts (for when I want to get over the Firewall). I have used this
>with many types of SW in the past without problem - i.e., if I establish a
>dialup account with my modem, the SW will use the dial-up IP. However, for
>some reason Cornell CU will not recognize my dialup IP address no matter
>what I do. I tried playing around with Hosts files and the cu-seeme.ini as
>well as my Network settings to no avail. In fact, on one machine (a Win98
>box) now the CU client reports my IP as no matter what I do (this
>NOT my IP fixed or otherwise).
>How can I tell CU to use a specific IP? It seems to ignore the Hosts file
>on my machine.
>Ray Mercer
>Yokohama, Japan