August 16th, 2007

marcus 2013

Another Wifi mess...

For some reason my wifi-fu is sadly lacking, especially when it comes to Windows ME.

Briefly, I've installed the drivers etc. for the Cisco card on the Jornada and it's working. No doubt about that, since I can access the router and network hard disk setup menus by entering the correct IP addresses. HOWEVER, I can't access anything by other means, e.g. when I enter http://hermione for the network drive, instead of the IP address, it can't find it. This also applies to URLs for sites which are working when I try them from other computers.

Presumably something is wrong in the way URLs are being handled, I just have no idea what.

Any suggestions?

Later If I ping sites from another computer and enter the IP address into the Jornada it can access them, so it's definitely working and connecting to the internet. Trouble is that every link is another address, so this is not much use for practical browsing.
Kendra

BTVS / Harry Potter (Deadly Hallows spoilers) - Dead Trouble XV

Here's part XV of Dead Trouble, my BTVS / Harry Potter crossover. This is set several years post Deadly Hallows and post BtVS Chosen, with some spoilers for the BtVS Season 8 comics and Deadly Hallows spoilers. Previous parts are here

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Comments please before I post to archives. Probably one more part to go, plus epilogue.

And don't forget to vote in my Should Rita Skeeter Die? poll...
marcus 2013

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In my last big HP crossover Bring Me The Head of Harry Potter I killed off Rita Skeeter fairly gratuitously. In Dead Trouble I think I want to do it again, but a little differently. So...

Poll #1040276 Killing Rita Skeeter

Should Rita Skeeter die?

Yes
36(66.7%)
No
1(1.9%)
Don't know
4(7.4%)
Don't care
9(16.7%)
Clicky!
4(7.4%)

If Rita is killed, should it be?

Quick and silly
6(11.1%)
A long lingering death
0(0.0%)
Gratuitously violent
12(22.2%)
Two or more of the above
12(22.2%)
Clicky!
3(5.6%)