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benc
2006-01-14, 05:29
I just got my new SB3 - and am very impressed. The display is great, wireless connection loads more reliable than SB1, and sooo pretty. Oh and the crossfade really works well.

I'm using the ethernet port as a bridge for my HTPC (Win MCE 2005). It was really easy to setup, and really works well for browsing the internet, but fails if I try to access the (Win 2K3) server where slimserver runs.

If I try to remote control the server, or access a share it starts to connect, but then seems to time out. I can access other PCs shares fine, and as I said I can access the net fine.

I have firewalls turned off on all the PCs/server.

Any ideas?

snarlydwarf
2006-01-14, 12:00
See this thread:

http://forums.slimdevices.com/showthread.php?t=19965

benc
2006-01-14, 18:36
Thanks for the link. I've already been through the bridge setup and it is partially working. The only thing I cannot do on my bridged PC is access the server where SlimServer is running. Weird.

Mark Lanctot
2006-01-14, 20:40
Are your IP addresses OK?

The bridged PC doesn't have the same IP as the SB and
it doesn't have the same IP as anything else on your
network?

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> Weird.
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benc
2006-01-15, 10:41
I use static IP and am pretty carefully when assigning addresses. Also all the devices work happily together, with the exception of accessing the server from the bridged HTPC. I can access the server OK from two other PCs in the house.

benc
2006-02-03, 08:21
Well I gave up in the end and bought a cheapo USB wireless adaptor.

Boo.