** Reply to message from "Ed Durrant" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
on Tue, 15 Sep 2009 06:47:08 +1000
> Cliff Scott wrote:
> > ** Reply to message from "Ed Durrant" <email@example.com>
> > on Mon, 14 Sep 2009 14:38:03 +1000
> >> That should work but only IF you can ping the eCS machines IP address
> >> from within VBOX. If not (and I presume you can get to your Internet
> >> router), you will need to add a route command in the router to send the
> >> traffic from W2k-vbox that is addressed to the eCS machine's IP address
> >> back to the internal network, where it will find the eCS machine and its
> >> LPD server.
> > Ed,
> > I can't ping the eCS machine or the one with the printer. I'm on dial-up
> > using InJoy on a separate machine for Internet access so don't have any
> > router as such, just a peer network.
> Oh - then you're only option is sort out local communication from VBox
> to the eCS host PC.
Seems as if that is the issue. If I can get the TAP driver to work without
destroying the peer network connection there is hope. So far no go.