[olug] DHCP questions

Carl Lundstedt clundst at unlserve.unl.edu
Wed Aug 21 18:14:08 UTC 2002

Have you enabled ip forwarding? Try:
echo "1" > /proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_forward
and see if that starts it up (I always seem to forget this step),
if not I'll try and think of something else that could be going wrong...
Carl Lundstedt
On Wed, 2002-08-21 at 13:47, Don E. Kauffman wrote:
> I recently got DHCP on my Qwest Choice Online.  i have the linux box (RH 7.2) 
> up and running after some confusion. I need some advice or good how ti's on 
> setting up my Win 98 box to work similarly to what it was  
> Previously I had the two boxes  networked w/ private/ public static P's 
> Linux having the public and Wind 98 the private. Since I've had DHCP this 
> doesn't work.  So how do I do this now? I'd be interested in several pieces 
> of info.  
> 1. Setting M$ 98 box up with a private static IP address networked with Linux 
> Dynamic IP.
> 2. I'm using IPtables  / Netfilter so I need to know what I use for SNAT 
> postrouting. Here's the line i used for the static IP below.  
> iptables -t nat -A POSTROUTING -o eth0 -j SNAT --to
> I found some advice that seemed to suggest I replace this with the line 
> below.
> iptables -t nat -A POSTROUTING -o eth0 -j MASQUERADE 
> and leave off the --to <static IP> That didn't seem to work either, 
> 3.  How would I go about setting up DHCP on my internal network? There's 
> probably a couple of good how tors on this  so if anyone knows of any they 
> can recommend it. 
> A. Would there be any advantages / disadvantages  to setting up this way? 
> B. Do i need different equipment or will this work with a crossover cable?
> Thanks In advance! 
> Don Kauffman
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