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Stacking 2 Hubs and File server finding problem

Stacking 2 Hubs and File server finding problem

Stacking 2 Hubs and File server finding problem

Helo all,
I am a beginner, I wonder if you could hel me with my problem.

I have 2 networks there is a netware 3.12 file server on the first network, I installed a Win NT 4 (with MPR) to act as a multihomed pc to connect the two network, in order to make the file server on the first network available to the clients on the second network, and it worked

the problem came when this winnt server is broken and i need to resolve this so the clients on the second network (DOS clients and windows) can still log on to the File server on the first net.

as I read the userguide of 3com superstack PS Hub, I decided to stack those 2 hubs with straight through UTP.

I plug the first end of the UTP into the last port(24) of first hub (that used to be the first network) ind MDI mode, and plug the others to the second hub's (that used to be the second network) port (5) in MDIX mode. after everything , the port led on the first hub is on, and the port led on the second hub is on too, but I still can't connect to the file server from the clients connected to the second hub.

this is the config of my DOS Clients:


         PORT 280
         INT 3
         MEM D0000
         FRAME ETHERNET_802.2

Netware DOS Requester


the client couldn't connect to the file server, f is an invalid drive specification, or sometimes from the win clients (from command prompt w/ Microsoft Ipx protocol installed) it comes with this message "no known file server"

anyone can help??

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