[SunHELP] SunPC 1.3
Simon Rowe x244
sr at wwlaw.co.uk
Wed Apr 14 09:39:32 CDT 2004
drivers you need to use are often the
SunPCI NDIS driver and the SIS 900 PCI fast ethernet adapter.
It sounds like the sunpci Virtual interface doesn't have a valid IP address. Try
from windows to see what IP address has been assigned. This may be the default
(and thus invalid) one
also, try just pinging a host from a command prompt to see if you get any
The unix drives can all map as long as they are all mounted by the unix box the
sunpci is running from - but they are a lot slower than mapped MS drives.
If all else fails just hook up a network cable to the actual sunpci card and try
Big word of advice - get rid of these sunpci cards. Buy a low spec PC and you'll
save yourself days/weeks of aggro.
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Friday a user was OK with his Win98 on SunPC 1.2.2. Sunday night we had a
power failure. Monday, user comes in and gets "No domain server available to
verify password" error. Did a ping to the PDC from Solaris and it sees the PDC
just fine. Can't do a ping from SunPC.
I thought it may be remotely possible that something got corrupted with the
power failure so I removed his old emulated C: drive and all applications. I
removed SunPC 1.2.2 and installed 1.3. I then copied (from another users
machine) a "new" C: drive and apps. so everything is "new".
Still get the "No Domain...." error. Now, this is an old SunPC card with no
hardware NIC - so I assume I'm using the virtual NIC built in to SunPC
software. So, the question is, even though SunPC 1.3 uses a virtual NIC is
there some component on the SunPC card that could have gotten nuked when the
power failure hit? It seems like the card is the only thing I haven't replaced
but how would that matter with a virtual NIC?
What is also odd is that I can "map" local Unix file systems as network drives
just fine - I just can't get outside of the box with SunPC...
Michael J. Connolly
Worldwide PLM/PDM Manager
ITT Industries, Cannon
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