427Re: [LinkStation_General] Connecting to LinkStation w/ Crossover Cable?
- Dec 2, 2004Maybe your brother's computer is configured to not
autoconfigure it's TCP/IP settings and therefor you
are on a different network than the Linkstation? (try
pinging the linkstation). Probably the Buffalo
software runs out of the broadcast IP address (like
dhcp) so it cuts through it all anyway.
--- bubba <bubba@...> wrote:
> My LinkStation (firmware 1.44) is running fine on my
> network, connected to a
> router. However, I'd like to take the unit to my
> brother's place, and
> connect it directly to his machine to transfer data.
> How is this achieved?
> I've tried doing a direct, pc-to-LinkStation
> connection, and it fails to
> work. Flipping the "crossover" dipswitch on the back
> makes the "link" light
> on the front turn orange, and the client software
> that is supplied with the
> LS seems to see the unit. However, I can't access or
> map the drive at all!
> Any ideas what I might be missing?
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