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Re: New member Octane setup help for Internet settings

Unread postby hamei » Fri Nov 28, 2014 3:02 am

njash21 wrote:MOST IMPORTANTLY gateway error has disappeared when I boot up

Progress is our most important product :D

So, what happens if you do < ping > ? for example :

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urchin 5% ping boozer
PING boozer ( 56 data bytes
64 bytes from icmp_seq=0 ttl=128 time=0.415 ms
64 bytes from icmp_seq=1 ttl=128 time=0.274 ms
64 bytes from icmp_seq=2 ttl=128 time=0.282 ms
64 bytes from icmp_seq=3 ttl=128 time=0.287 ms
64 bytes from icmp_seq=4 ttl=128 time=0.279 ms

ctrl-c to end ... windows just pings 4 times, you have to stop Irix with control-c

If that works, then try an < nslookup > (or any other website you like, ibm is just easy to type.)
he looked at me and said, "Kid, we don't like your kind, and we're gonna send your fingerprints off to Washington " ...

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Re: New member Octane setup help for Internet settings

Unread postby njash21 » Fri Nov 28, 2014 4:39 am

Oh bejesus .... I have the net on my SGI Octane , finally thanks to last poster, managed to start me down the right track , oddly , I discovered by running out of options that the default route needs to be set to the ip address of the modem down the line, not the ip address of the lan-wifi adapter, then the DNS name server ip addresses I got off the ISP's website after pinging the modem and finding out it was named TPGI (in australia that's an ISP) so worked out that was the modem + a source for finding DNS name server addresses, entered 3 that they listed , changed host resolution order to DNS Files None and I was greeted with a functioning Netscape , last time I surfed the net with that program was on a mac performa 68040 running OS 9 (pre OS X) bloody hell ... but at least I can get other stuff off the net now to run on this thing.... Thanks to all that posted advice to my questions, this lan-wifi adapter was pretty much my last option as far as internet connection went for this machine and now I have it working.... THANKYOU TO YOU ALL FOR YOUR HELP ...

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