Re: Win95 Networking

Bill Woodland (wcw@bga.com)
Sun, 15 Jun 1997 12:27:30 -0500


At 09:31 AM 6/15/97 -0400, you wrote:
>On Sat, 14 Jun 1997, Bill Woodland (Squeek) wrote:
>
>> Sure, as long as you add in the TCP/IP protocol, enable DNS, enter a host
>> name and IP address, etc. CU-SeeMe uses IP to send its UDP packets, so=
as
> [ ... ]
>> Info on this can be found in my FAQ/Connecting page.
>
> I haven't checked your FAQ page, but why is DNS necessary for IP? It's
> actually going to cause more problems than not for a nascent TCP/IP net
> as there is no DNS _server_ on the network, etc.
>
> andrew. (brennan@allegheny.edu)
>

Good point. I just typed that in as a matter of habit, I suppose. I
haven't tested this, but if you put in your own host name, and DON'T enable
DNS, this should take care of the gethostname() instead of having to make a
hosts file. =20

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