[RndTbl] network problem

Bill Reid billreid at shaw.ca
Thu Feb 14 17:28:30 CST 2008

Dan Martin wrote:
> I plugged my Win2K machine directly to the cable modem and configured it 
> to connect by DHCP.  I could not get an address for it.  Shaw believes 
> the modem is working and trying to assign an address.

> It is suspicious that the NIC would not configure when plugged to the 
> cable modem - but everything else works.  I can browse the web and get 
> my mail.
> Is this consistent with a NIC failure?  could it be something else?

Did you power cycled your modem. Your modem is probably configured to only 
support one DHCP address so you have to reset the modem so that it has no IP 
addresses assigned.

-- Bill

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