Trying to get ethernet comm working between my ASUS notebook PC and a BL2600. Now, after a couple of hours trying to get it to work, I suspect the pings are trying to go thru the WiFi adapter on my ASUS notebook PC. So now, how to get the PC to use the wired Ethernet adapter to talk to the BL2600?
The Sample ECHO program says "Waiting for connection ...
The Sample PING program says "My IP address is 10.10.6.100" but I cannot ping it from my PC, getting timeouts.
I am running Win7. The ASUS is also connected to my WiFi router but I am using a crossover Ethernet cable to communicate with the BL2600.
I had previously developed software to communicate with the BL2600 over the crossover cable on my old Dell desktop PC running Win7. On the Dell PC, I had only an Ethernet connection, no WiFi connection. I had programmed the PC in LabWindows and all worked well.
I suspect ping tries to go thru the WiFi transceiver. I disabled the WiFi transceiver and I immediately get "transmit failure, general failure." So I suspect I need to force the pings to go thru the Ethernet cable adapter instead of the WiFi transceiver. Anyone know how to do that? (Of course that's a question for a different forum.)
It looks like I can force the IP address of the wired adapter according to an MIT webpage: http://kb.mit.edu/confluence/display/istcontrib/Windows+7+-+Connect+via+Ethernet+with+a+static+IP+address
and I may be able to use the -k option with ping along with my new IP address for the wired adapter but I'm too tired to try this tonight.
Please let me know of other ideas or more info.