[olug] home network

Nate tbrownarcher at cox.net
Thu Aug 15 00:09:41 UTC 2002

Yep! It's money!  I need to conserve right now and I have the cards so i
figgered I could get this working like this.  Yes I have a Cox connection.  I
may have to find a router somewhere a little cheaper or something.


Jeff Hinrichs wrote:

> Nate,
> Do you have a broad band connection (cable/dsl)?  If so, do yourself a favor
> and buy a linksys router.
> If your dual boot machine is going to serve as the gateway you'll need to do
> it twice, once in *nix and once in doze.
> It ain't worth the hassle when you can get a 4 port 10/100 switch/router for
> ~$100.
> I know money doesn't grow on trees but sometimes that hassle isn't worth it,
> especially if the computer routing is going to be booting back and forth.
> -Jeff
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Nate" <tbrownarcher at cox.net>
> To: <olug at olug.org>
> Sent: Wednesday, August 14, 2002 5:54 PM
> Subject: [olug] home network
> > I finally got linux on theinternet.  I'm into something new now.
> > I have a dual boot system with windows on the other side, 2 nic cards
> > one of which is connected to the internet and the other I wish to
> > connect to my second computer in a network. The other computer is a
> > single boot system with windows and one nic card I wish to connect to
> > the first computer in a way that I can read and write both direction and
> > can get on the internet with both computers.
> >
> > Is this possible without a hub or router?  If not at the very least I
> > want to be able to talk back and forth between the two computers in a
> > home network and would reluctantly settle for only the one uning the
> > internet.
> >
> > Thanks very much,
> > Nate
> >
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