thank you very much for the link0 information.
Now i can connect my FreeBSD box to my Linux box.
but then i have another problem...
when i transfer data/files etween the 2 box,
sometimes an error/waring message appear on the Linux box.
the message is: 'plip1: receive timeout (x,xx)
and then the connection betweeen the 2 box is broken..
i couldn't even ping.
on plip connection between linux <--> linux, this problem
never comes up...
Yes the 'plip1: receive timeout' sometimes appear, but the connection is