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Old 11-26-2002
two computers - one modem

I have two mashines with RedHat 8.0......they connected with cross over cabel...I want use both mashines for Internet, but modem has only first computer... Maybe..through gateway ?....
What must i do for it ?......

sorry for my terrible english....
# 2  
Old 11-26-2002
OK...

(1) Setup the computer with the modem in it as a Gateway, using NAT (Network Address Translation)

(2) Configure the second computer to default all it's unknown packets to the IP address of the Gateway box; Populate this box with the DNS details of the ISP server you connect to!

That's it!
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Old 11-26-2002
I also have the need to use the modem on a one machine, but I dont need it to access the internet. I need the machine with the modem to share the modem so the other mashine can use it for what ever purpose.
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Old 11-27-2002
ruizf, please don't post a question you already posted.
If no one that knows the answer hasn't read the post, disturbing this thread won't help.
 
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