I agree about the no punctuation making things a little confusing...but just read on:<br><blockquote><font size=1>In reply to:</font><hr><p>No base station...just an extreme card in the G5 and a normal airport card in the pismo<br><p><hr></blockquote><p><br>
#148310 - 03/14/0401:05 PMRe: G5 airport extreme fun
Yeah I was going to say the same thing about checking that the cards are seated properly. I had that problem with the first Airport card I ever installed. Now I know better. If that thing is not seated all the way, it ain't gonna work. <br><br>
If the signal is being sent from the G5 (and you do have the airport antenae hooked up on the back of the G5, right?) then I would suspect the laptop.<br><br>Can you take a screenshot of your network prefs (with IP blocked so we can't see it, of course) of both machines?<br><br>Since there is no airport here, I can't see what needs to be checked.<br><br>
Loc: London, United Kingdom
Have you got the firewall enabled on the G5? If so it will block all ports unless specified and this includes http, ftp etc. So either disable the firewall on the G5 or allow the right ports http, ftp etc. For a list of ports visit:<br><br>http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=106439<br><br>"For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled." - Richard Feynman
"For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled." - Richard Feynman
the drama's are over, i must say thet apple care support is a waste of oxygen and a phone call, they tried to tell me that what i wanted to do was not possible....maybe not in downtown Bangladesh but i know we wont take no for an answer.<br>After trashing all the preference for networking and rebooting it came good.<br>Thanks for all your inputs, i may have know a few of them but hey its usally something obvious<br><br>
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