Linux - NetworkingThis forum is for any issue related to networks or networking.
Routing, network cards, OSI, etc. Anything is fair game.
Welcome to LinuxQuestions.org, a friendly and active Linux Community.
You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. By joining our community you will have the ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features. Registration is quick, simple and absolutely free. Join our community today!
Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in.
If you have any problems with the registration process or your account login, please contact us. If you need to reset your password, click here.
Having a problem logging in? Please visit this page to clear all LQ-related cookies.
SDN 101: An Introduction to Software Defined Networking
Discover the advantages of SDN.
SDN has quickly become one of the hottest trends in IT. But not all SDN solutions offer real software-defined functionality. As more enterprises consider SDN, they want to know, “What is SDN? And what are the real benefits?” If you're ready to explore the advantages of SDN, and want to know how it should be implemented within your enterprise, start by reading our introductory white paper.
Click Here to receive this Complete Guide absolutely free.
I am trying to set up a my linux box (Computer 1) and my Desktop computer(Computer 2) so that my desktop is routed through my linux box.
I have two network cards in it. A D-link one (which uses the 8139too module and works fine) and a Real-tek one. Both of my computers are currently going through a central hub in my flat. I want to take the connection from my computer out of the hub and put it through my linux box and, subsequently, to the hub.
I just put the Real-Tek driver in today and I can't get it to be recognised. I do not have a monitor for the box so I am doing everything by SSH. I assumed that when I put the network card in, it would instantly be recognised, but it wasn't.
While looking at the kernel menuconfig window to find a driver for the Real-Tek card, I noticed that it was the same as the one used by the D-Link one (the one which works). Could it be that they won't work together as they both need the same module?
What I would like to know is:
How can I get the Real-Tek card to be recognised?
Could there be a problem with them both using the same module?
You can get 2 cards to work using the same driver, what is required is an alias in your modules.conf file that points one card to eth0 and another to eth1.
Unfortunately, I couldn't give you the exact sytax of what you need to add to the file, but try searching around on google and on LQ and I bet you can find an example of a modules.conf file that uses aliases for multiple devices.