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Old 05-11-2004, 10:23 AM   #1
sheiran
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mandrake lan Problem!!!


HEllo ppl i have a Pc with WINXP with internet access and another one with mandrake 9.0 but i cannot do 2 things connect from the one to the other and connect from my linux box to the internet through the LAN??
ANy suggestions...
 
Old 05-11-2004, 11:41 AM   #2
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How is your network set up? Which computer does the internet come into, or do you have the 'net coming through a switch/hub? Do you use DHCP for your internal network?
 
Old 05-15-2004, 06:45 AM   #3
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well i have one pc with linux mandrake 9.0 and it is connected with LAN with another PC with WINXP which has dial-up connection and i want to be online with the LINUX BOX when i go online with my WINXP box ???
 
Old 05-15-2004, 07:53 AM   #4
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enable your windows XP to sharing internet connection. Then set your gw on your linux box by setting gw:

route add -net default gw [ip of your winxp computer]

or when you set your connection use:

ifconfig eth0 [linux IP] gw [Win IP]


have fun
 
Old 05-15-2004, 10:57 AM   #5
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Well assuming that they are both hooked up to a router with DHCP, I have also had issues with Mandrake. I don't know why, but it always grabs completely wacky IP adresses for itself. Its a linksys router by the way. If you can't get it to work and you know its attempting to get a number off the DHCP, you might want to try to configure it manually.
 
  


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