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Too many combinations of router/browser/OS/network settings - time for more testing! Go to Network and click to see if it lists your built in Ethernet. Except it does have an IP address. Just plug the cable into both ethernet ports and give both an IP on the same subnet, same subnet mask and leave the router address blank. my review here

If unable to connect via ethernet, then it is a system problem. Thread Title: PowerBook G4 Ethernet Problem Thread Started By: Nick Iwanyshyn Message: Member Login: Password: || Sponsor Special Deals Redrock Mircro DSLR Cinema Bundle Available from: Samy's Camera | Price: $2443.95 This post is:Informative (0) | Funny (0) | Huh? (0) | Off Topic (0) | Inappropriate (0) |Definitions Bob Ford, Photographer Lehighton | Pa | USA | Posted: 11:17 PM Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post.

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  1. At first nothing we did worked.
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  3. On my dad's powerbook G4 (12", 1.25GHZ 10.4.8) there is no problem connecting to the internet.
  4. BTW, the Airport is connected to a cable modem using Comcast high speed internet access.
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The IP address, however, does start 192.168. Well, I am at my fiancees home and she does not have wireless yet. Jun 25, 2009 7:26 PM Helpful (0) Reply options Link to this post by Leoiki, Leoiki Jun 27, 2009 6:14 PM in response to wusup2u Level 1 (0 points) Jun 27, Sees the network, connects...even keeps the correct time and date.

This will help rule out hardware issues. Problems connecting powerbook to internet via ethernet NDBounce Senior User Join Date:Feb 2000 Location:Webster, NY, USA Status: Offline Dec 24, 2007, 04:29 PM I am trying to connect to a All rights reserved. https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/powerbook-g4-internet-problems-120536/ Works great.

It sounds like it was some kind of surge through the ethernet lines, but oddly enough it only affected Macs. You'll need the IP, subnet mask and router, and DNS if it is there. try killing /Library/Preferences/com.apple.networkConfig.plist and ~/Library/Preferences/com.apple.internetconfig.plist PowerMac G5 1.6GHz 4GB 1TB Leopard Server, MacBook Pro 2.16GHz 3GB 160GB Tiger, Mac Mini 2.0GHz 3GB 250GB Leopard, Mac Mini 1.42GHz 1GB 250GB Tiger Server Brett 2,869 views 5:04 Connecting Apple iBook g3 to mcdonald's free wifi - Duration: 2:53.

Rich This post is:Informative (0) | Funny (0) | Huh? (0) | Off Topic (0) | Inappropriate (0) |Definitions Rich Cruse, Photographer Laguna Niguel | CA | USA | Posted: That may do the trick! Yes No Voted Undo Score 1 Cancel Add a comment 0/1024 Cancel Post comment Are you sure you want to delete this zzzzzz? I had the same intermittent ethernet on my PowerBook G4 15" 1.25Gh, on the Gigabit port, running 10.5.6.

A cable connection should set itself automaticly, if your using a DSL connection, you may need to enter in the PPPoE settings. this page This post is:Informative (0) | Funny (0) | Huh? (0) | Off Topic (0) | Inappropriate (0) |Definitions Rich Cruse, Photographer Laguna Niguel | CA | USA | Posted: 5:34 And that's where I think the problem lies. It is not guaranteed that a member of the staff will see your message board post.

The network appears to connect to a linksys router (I gathered this when I tried to go to http://192.168.1.1 on the network in question). Check if the address is correct. All indications pointed to a hardware problem and the laptop's owner would have been happy at 10BT.Thanks for the chime in.Regards,Lyle Millander Apr 14, 2009 7:02 PM Helpful (0) Reply options get redirected here Shame the 13" and 15" lost their expansion slots.

I have an emac that is plugged into ethernet all the time, normally uses airport (it's complicated) and will use ethernet if I go to the menu item and pick "turn Welcome to Mac-Forums! One other thing to do when checking the antenna connections--make sure the airport card is making a good connection.

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Finally went to manual and typed in all the settings that were in my daughter's DHCP. I found 2 other forums where people were having the same exact problem that I am with the same router (D-Link 524 wireless) but I can't see how they fixed it. If the ethernet card does show up then you will have to go to System Preferences, Network preference pane and select built Ethernet and make sure DHCP is selected. The airport card sees her wireless network but will not connect to it thus no internet connection.

Sorry if the location of Ping is different in 10.4.Maybe your PBG4's network location settings for your "second location" is needs to be deleted and recreated (try to recreate a new Wow...great engineering future proofed me, thanks Apple! Self assigns an IP. useful reference The reason for this is that a cable modem will only assign an IP address to one device at a time, based on its MAC address.

A little history. For some reason when I plug in the ethernet cord to my powerbook G4 (15" 1.5GHZ 10.4.11) I cannot get an internet connection, and I can only get a self assigned View Public Profile Find More Posts by NDBounce besson3c Clinically Insane Join Date:Mar 2001 Location:yes Status: Offline Dec 24, 2007, 05:00 PM Is the computer connected directly to the Theme designed by Audentio Design.

Good luck. I have the same problem on my 15" PowerBook G4 1.5Ghz with 1Gb of ram and also a Gigabit ethernet port. Can easily check this by plugging into another Router, resetting the existing Router, or by creating a manual connection between the two PowerBooks via ethernet. Never saw that older AirPort after the Utility was updated!!!!

That means unplug the modem, leave it unplugged for a minute, and then plug it back in. But then in the middle of the troubleshooting, I received an UPDATE message that there was an update for the AirPort software Utility. The 8-Bit Guy 551,923 views 8:05 Tutorial: Mac como router Wi-Fi - Duration: 5:03. There are USB ethernet devices that may work if your Ethernet has failed, in fact Apple markets one for the new MacBook Air.

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You can not post a blank message. Guess 2 - Software - router doesn't want to give you a DHCP address because address pool is empty or MAC address access control is active.