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Old 06-06-2004, 02:29 AM   #1
djshark
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How can I, remotely via LAN, connect to a modem and send it commands ?


Hello,

I have just started using linux (Red Hat Kernel version: 2.4.something).

I have two computers in my house (A and B) connected between them through LAN.
Computer A has a modem attached to it, which is how computer A connects to the internet.

I would like to know if there is a way in linux to allow computer B to control the modem in computer A directly (i.e. send modem commands, such as all the AT* strings) and that the modem in computer A would respond to: As if the user of computer B would think it has a local modem installed on its computer. (I believe this is similar to using PPP over ethernet).

Moreover, I would like - in that fashion - to allow computer B to connect to the internet via the modem in computer A.

Many thanks for anyone who can assist me on this.
 
Old 06-06-2004, 11:46 AM   #2
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Welcome to LQ.

Take a look at:
http://en.tldp.org/HOWTO/IP-Masquera...on-demand.html
 
  


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