Re: Running Error

From: Hendra R Panjaitan (
Date: 10/05/00

Ok So i have to just Setup my TCP/IP and hook it to
a some Modem (wich i dont have) or fakemodem...k...
got it...maybe i just wrong seting up the TCP/IP...
thanks guys...

btw not at using internet cafee
to post this message so i dont have any internet connection...thanks...

On Thu, 5 Oct 2000 17:14:03
 Zeavon wrote:
>On Thu, 5 Oct 2000, Patrick Dughi wrote:
>> > I have compile the source...circle30bpl17...
>> > My question is...If want (JUST) to test the mud, running the mud
>> > from my computer, Do i have TO own a NIC (network Card/LAN Card) ???
>> > Cos everytime i try to run the mud i keep getting error :
>> > " WinSock Error......1007" the one that in the FAQ said i have to configure
>> > my TCP/IP to get running.
>> > well can anyone help me?
>> >
>> >
>>         In a word, yes.
>>         In truth, no.
>You should have a NIC, but it doesn't have to be wired to anything. You
>can always telnet to loopback ( if you have TCP/IP installed.
>However, under Windows, TCP/IP must be bound to a device. You can setup
>Dial-up Networking as the device, link it to a modem that you don't have
>in your machine and be happy.
>You can also bind TCP/IP to a NIC that you don't have, but that could
>cause some serious system lockups as Windows attempts to talk to a device
>that you do not have. I have installed 3Com drivers with no actual NIC
>installed in the past. So you can give that a try.
>However, since you have emailed the list, that implies an Internet
>connection. This implies a working TCP/IP stack and that means that you
>already have 127.0.01 as a loopback active. This IP is active at all
>times.... even when you're not dialed up to your ISP.
>Zeavon Calatin, MageMaster of the Realms
>Spear of Insanity
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