I would start by replacing the networking hardware such as the patch cords and the hub. Is this a PC that you have used at other places and on other systems? If not, you may want to check out the drivers for the network card and for TCP/IP itself. Good luck! David Boring Systems Engineer MCI Systemhouse Direct: (562) 809-5460 E-mail: email@example.com >---------- >Date: Thu, 08 Jan 1998 20:58:47 -0500 >From: Carl Galgano <firstname.lastname@example.org> >Subject: Weird IP problem > >OK IP gurus (Vernon are you listening?) >I had a weird one today at a client's. >I tried to config IP (no anynet) on an AS400. I have done this many times >with no problems. But today was different. I was connected with a laptop >and a PCMCIA ethernet card, cat 5 wire connected to a 10baseT hub. For my >testing I was directly connected to the hub with a 5 ft' patch cable. The >AS400 is two feet from the hub. I could PING the machine just fine, >however when I tried to start a telnet or ftp client, they would lock up. >I tried using the Mochasoft TN5250 client that someone has mentioned here >and the Windows Telnet client. They both did the same thing. Both gave me >that AS400 signon screen (sometimes, othertimes they did not). But when I >was able to signon the screen locked up. Usually this happened when just >keying a command. It seemed that if I typed really SLOW, it helped. In >order to eliminate the AS400 config of the client software I tried to dial >the AS400 TCPIP via a SLIP connection and that consistantly worked fine. >Any ideas?? >TIA, >Carl > >Carl J. Galgano >http://cgalgano.home.mindspring.com >mailto:email@example.com >EDI Consulting Services, Inc. >540 Powder Springs Street >Suite C19 >Marietta, GA 30064 >770-422-2995 > +--- | This is the Midrange System Mailing List! | To submit a new message, send your mail to "MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com". | To unsubscribe from this list send email to MIDRANGE-L-UNSUB@midrange.com. | Questions should be directed to the list owner/operator: firstname.lastname@example.org +---
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