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Old 01-31-2002, 01:01 PM   #1
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redhat 7.2 as a client for ICS

Hi there all, Okee here goes,....I have a win me machine that has internet connection sharing installed and has broadband connection which it receives through a i have a machine with redhat 7.2 installed and would like it to be a client from the sharing computer...I previously had win98se installed on this machine and setup as a client so the dual network cards and settings are working properly in the host machine...any help anybody can give would be appreciated!! thanks!!
Old 01-31-2002, 11:41 PM   #2
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Hi ,

maybe iam out of touch with the world but what is this ICS ?

What service are u trying to access from ur linux box as client and win machine as the server ?


Old 01-31-2002, 11:44 PM   #3
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Re: Hi

Originally posted by xanthium
Hi ,

maybe iam out of touch with the world but what is this ICS ?

Internet Connection Sharing.
Old 01-31-2002, 11:46 PM   #4
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hi there sorry for the jargon there!! ICS , internet connection sharing....on my Windows Me machine i have it setup on and have it connected to my linux machine with a second network card and crossover cable.. just dont know what I need to to as far as settings on the linux machine...

this is my first experience with linux so I am a true "newbie"!

I have seen many posts about the same problem I am having but none able to answer my problem...
Any help u can give is greatly appreciated!
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First of all, ICS on any Win 9x box (especially WinMe) is awful!!

If you know that ICS is configured properly, you can probably set up the Linux machine as a DHCP client. Otherwise, try giving it a address (e.g and try pinging the Winbox. If that works, put the IP address of your internal windows NIC as the gateway (probably


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