How to configure network on RiscPC 700 / RISC OS 3.7 ?

How to configure network on RiscPC 700 / RISC OS 3.7 ?

Post by Richard An » Thu, 11 Sep 2003 21:11:33


Can someone point me to a setup guide, or explain how I setup networking on
this machine? I just got a Nexus ethernet card for the machine, put it in,
turned on TCP/IP in Configure, but I don't seem to be able to supply an IP
address anywhere. I'm a bit stuck really, and Acorn networking isn't
something I've ever played with before.

Thanks,
Richard.
 
 
 

How to configure network on RiscPC 700 / RISC OS 3.7 ?

Post by alan.calde » Thu, 11 Sep 2003 23:17:32

In article <VxE7b.910070$ XXXX@XXXXX.COM >, Richard Antony


The problem probably lies in the words "Nexus ethernet card". This sounds
like the cards made for the interesting proprietary Nexus network system
made by SJ Research. Great little system but definitely not ethernet as
we know it. It could be made to operate TCP/IP but only if you had it
running the full Nexus system AFAIK which would mean you would need a
Nexus sharer (roughly a server) and a second real ethernet card in the
machine to talk to the outside world. Not a lot of help to you but I
could probably let you have a sharer on the cheap!

Anyway you should should have been able, if it was an ethernet card, to go
to the Internet configuration dialogue from Network configuration in
Configure and from there chosen Interfaces. Here you could set your your
TCP/IP address. If you can't get that far then you don't have an ethernet
card to configure.

Cheers

Alan

--
Alan Calder, Milton Keynes, UK.

 
 
 

How to configure network on RiscPC 700 / RISC OS 3.7 ?

Post by Richard An » Fri, 12 Sep 2003 00:27:21


Darn, I was mislead, back on ebay with this one then. Any tips on what to
look out for instead? This one was described as probably being ethernet
(should have checked before buying I guess), so I'd better know for sure
next time.


Yeah, it didn't show up in there.

Thanks for the info,
Richard.