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Old 11-20-2008, 01:41 AM   #1
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Question Connection Failed due to: TCP/IP ports not alive !!!

Hello friends,

I am trying to connect a WindowsXP system to Fedora3 system through cross-over cable to run my embedded application. i've defined the IP of both the machines in hosts and lmhosts.sam (in windows) and /etc/host in fedora. but still when i try to connect my application on windows to linux it prompts on windows that

Connection Failed due to: TCP/IP ports not alive !!

please help. thank you beforehand.
Old 11-21-2008, 10:23 AM   #2
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can you ping the machines from each other? do you have the software running on the linux box that is listening on the appropriate ports?


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