[ILUG-BOM] Re: Re: 24 Online Clients
quasar at antispam
Mon Nov 11 13:32:06 IST 2002
kshitijv at forindia.com wrote
>I have a single Network card and it's my home machine.
>Single machine, single NIC, multiboot (WIN2K, WIN98 and Linux) >system.
I have 3 OS and I can connect through all. The 24online client works well for win98SE as well as winXP. You have to configure your network properly in *all* the OS.
>I have checked MAC addresses using sniffers. In both cases WIN2K & >WIN98, they are same. The difference is in the lenght of Login >message (raw bytes) sent to the server. Also the ports used by 24 >Online client on 2 OSs are different.
????? I fear this is not my experience.
>My concern is not about continuos availabity of connection, but to >connect from multiple OSs.
The 24online server identifies your machine with 3 things : IP, MAC-ADDR & and authentication string based on your password.
For linux. I had to do a tiny hack to the linc code. It was about the length of one of the message fields. After recompilaton it worked fine. The instruction which come with linc are important.
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