RC macbook pro internet

Discussion in 'Parallels Desktop for Mac' started by backtothemac, May 19, 2006.

  1. backtothemac

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    Hello all, thank you again for the great build speed. I cannot however get internet with the RC in my VM. I have tried everything that I can think of including removing the adapter and then adding it back. I have tried host only, default, and airport, and nothing will work.

    Don't know if it is a bug, or something in my configuration.
     
  2. Andrew @ Parallels

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  3. TimboFoo

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    Networking broken for me in RC1 as well

    I don't see anything in that topic that would explain why my networking would stop working in RC1. Worked fine (bridged mode) yesterday, but today I am unable to get a DHCP address in XP. Nothing has changed in my config, except for upgrading Parallels.

    Am I missing something subtle in the FAQ?
     
  4. TimboFoo

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    A little more info: it looks like upgrading to the new version of Parallels Tools is what broke my networking.

    I remembered that I had upgraded them when I upgraded to RC1: so I went back to a backup copy of my VM and tried it -- networking worked fine. THEN I chose the "Install Parallel tools" option and upgraded to the new version: when XP rebooted, networking didn't work.

    When I upgrade parallel tools in my XP guest OS, I get the ominous warning message
    -- I've tried chosing "yes" and "no" (reverting to my backed up VM each time) and it doesn't work either way.

    I tried the last obvious thing -- completely uninstalling the tools (still no networking on reboot) and re-installing them (still gives warning message, I chose "Yes") -- but still no luck.


    At this point, I've reverted back to my old VM, and will just skip "upgrading" my parallels tools for now... :(
     
  5. TimboFoo

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    I should add, I'm usnig Bridged mode to wired-network, so the known-issue with DHCP and wireless shouldn't be an issue here.
     
  6. pwith

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    I think I have followed Andrew's instructions as well.

    My problem seems to be that when the VM desktop is running the MacOSX host does not see the internet. The minute I pause the VM desktop MacOSX is finding the internet just fine.

    Any help appreciated.

    Peter
     
  7. Andrew @ Parallels

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  8. backtothemac

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    Andrew, I have tried setting an internal IP, I have tried doing the shared internet, and nothing works, and I mean nothing. I may have something more going on, I don't know, but it is weird. Also, this started in Beta 6 right before the upgrade.
     
  9. TimboFoo

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    Doesn't help me, I'm not using an Airport -- I'm on a wired connection.

    As I said: it works fine as long as I don't upgrade my Parallel Tools....
     
  10. ranjeetsodhi

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    Giving the network adapter a fixed IP within WindowsXP (inside the VM) works...

    Looks like there is a bug in Parallels RC wherein the network fails when trying to get an IP using the DHCP.
     
  11. backtothemac

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    Well, it doesn't work for me. I have tried everything. Uninstall, reinstall, etc. I can't get anything to work. Static IP dynamic IP, nothing works. Any advice?
     
  12. Patrick Lee

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    Have you tried deleting the network connection in the Windows VM Network Connections Control Panel and creating a new one. That worked for me.
     
  13. backtothemac

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    That worked under beta 5 for me and under 6, but not at the ned of 6 or the RC. I don't know what to do. I reformated the Mac, and did everything again with the same result.
     
  14. Patrick Lee

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    What shows up if you run ipconfig in the VM?
     
  15. backtothemac

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    Self Assigned IP 169.....
     
  16. backtothemac

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    Andrew, I don't know if you have seen my posts. I am an MCP and an MCSE so I am my own administrator. :)

    I have tried everything I can think of. Static IP, Dynamic, uninstall, reinstall, reinstall OS X *just incase there was stuff from old beta that was causing problems*, everything.

    I can't get anything to work. I don't know if this is a bigger problem or if I am the exception, but any help would be great.
     
  17. Andrew @ Parallels

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    backtothemac,

    We have fixed number of networking issues after RC. Please wait for RC2 - most likely it will fix your problem as well.
     
  18. backtothemac

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    No problem. Thanks for the response Andrew.
     
  19. backtothemac

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    Andrew, just wanted to let you know that I finally got it to share the connection between OS X and the VM.

    Thanks for everything you guys are doing to make this the best VM product on the planet!
     

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