LinuxQuestions.org
Register a domain and help support LQ
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Networking
User Name
Password
Linux - Networking This forum is for any issue related to networks or networking.
Routing, network cards, OSI, etc. Anything is fair game.

Notices

Reply
 
Search this Thread
Old 08-17-2004, 12:43 PM   #1
systemparadox
Member
 
Registered: Jul 2004
Location: Tavistock, Devon, England
Distribution: Slackware 9.1, Mandrake 9.0/9.1/10.0, LFS 6.0, Knoppix 3.1/3.3
Posts: 73

Rep: Reputation: 15
Network Bridge- IR to Ethernet


Hi,
I have a standard ethernet network. One of the computers attached to the network is my laptop. Connected to my laptop by means of ppp over infrared is my zaurus (linux pda).
I can ping the zaurus from the laptop.
I can ping the laptop from the zaurus.
I can ping the laptop's ethernet interface from the zaurus.

What I cannot do is ping any other computers on the ethernet from the zaurus. I have done
"echo "1" > /proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_forward" on the laptop, and
"route add default gw 192.168.129.200" on the zaurus.

My laptop is running the stock slackware 9.1 kernel (2.4.22). I have read several howtos on this, but (in addition to being about separating two groups of computers to reduce traffic) are for redhat style distros with a /etc/sysconfig/ dir. Slackware does not have one. I have read in several places that I will need to recompile my kernel- PLEASE don't say I need to do this.

Also, is there a better name for what I am trying to do?

Thanks in advance
Simon

Last edited by systemparadox; 08-17-2004 at 12:44 PM.
 
Old 08-18-2004, 03:56 AM   #2
pingu
Senior Member
 
Registered: Jul 2004
Location: Skuttunge SWEDEN
Distribution: Debian preferably
Posts: 1,271

Rep: Reputation: 119Reputation: 119
What IP's do you have on zaurus + laptop?
192.168.129.200 - is that laptop's ethernet or ir?
 
Old 08-18-2004, 08:51 AM   #3
systemparadox
Member
 
Registered: Jul 2004
Location: Tavistock, Devon, England
Distribution: Slackware 9.1, Mandrake 9.0/9.1/10.0, LFS 6.0, Knoppix 3.1/3.3
Posts: 73

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 15
I seem to have got it working- I think I did something wrong in the routing tables.
Thanks anyway
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
try an ethernet to wireless bridge!! leec11 Linux - Wireless Networking 0 10-10-2004 09:42 PM
Ethernet Bridge bogging out finegan Linux - Networking 4 04-28-2004 03:21 AM
Ethernet Bridge Tables on kernel 2.6.* carboncopy Linux - Networking 1 03-14-2004 11:42 AM
3 adapter cards or 1 ethernet bridge? clockworks Linux - Wireless Networking 5 12-26-2003 04:20 PM
Best way to set up a wireless to ethernet bridge? Electrode Linux - Wireless Networking 1 10-11-2002 11:52 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:20 PM.

Main Menu
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration