I'm trying to hook up my MAc to my NT box via Services for Macintosh and DAVE. Neither are working and I think it's for the same reason. I have setup my TCP/IP settings as Ethernet/Manually/IP=192.168.0.2/subnet=255.255.255.0 but when I try to use either Dave or start appletalk (using NT as the Router) I get errors. From Appletalk I get "An error occurred attempting to use ethernet. make sure your network conntections are correct" and from DAVE I get a "The NetBIOS Driver is not working". I'm a pretty competent computer guy and I'm sure I've set everything up properly. In fact I should mention I had the whole think working once but came back a few hours later and the NT server had rebooted and nothing's worked since. NT looks like it's starting all the services up properly (no errors in event log).
when reinstalling DAVE it found that TCP/IP is not working when finishing the setup.
How can I tell where the problem lies? With the Mac? With OT with the card? With NT? Will I get these same errors if everything on the mac is ok?
As far as I can tell the cards are fine (I get the same errors with two different Ethernet cards on NT) and the connections fine. The loopback test on my Mac adapter passes when trying to connect to NT but freezes when trying to connect to Win95 (Dual boot machine).
Mac OS 8.1
NT 4 service pack 5
Bugger me, please help!