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Old 03-06-2004, 08:49 AM   #1
kozonak
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problem sharing internet connection thru crossover network


hi ! i am a newbie with linux. i have two computer both running linux and windows. only one of them has a cable internet connection on eth0 and is linked to the other thru crossover on eth1. when i boot on xp on this computer the other has no problem connecting to the internet either using win or linux.
when i boot linu the networ works perfectly but i can't seem to make the other computer connect to the internet. as i said i am a newbie but i hope i explained the problem clear enough. any suggestions ?
thanks in advance !
 
Old 03-06-2004, 09:27 AM   #2
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Here is a link to the IP-Masquerade-Howto. It gives very good details on how to do what you
are trying to do.

http://www.ibiblio.org/pub/Linux/doc...ade-HOWTO.html

The first thing you need to make sure is that you can ping between both machines. Once you can do that, setting up the IP-Masquerading is pretty straight forward. (It has been a while since I have read the HowTO, but if I remember right it doesn't go into much detail about setting up the ethernet cards (that might have changed). This should help with that.

http://www.ibiblio.org/mdw/HOWTO/Ethernet-HOWTO.html

Hope I have been helpful. I'm not trying to tell you to RTFM, but these howto's were written by people far better that I at setting up this stuff.

Cheers,

Forrest
 
Old 03-06-2004, 03:13 PM   #3
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Hi

Unfortunately links don't work (at least for me)
 
Old 03-09-2004, 04:39 AM   #4
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forrestt thanx man for all your support ... i followed your advice and it worked, now i managed to instal Soulseek(nicotin) and i think slowly slowly i will use only Fedora ...
 
  


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