Internet sharing

Menno Boer mboer at dds.nl
Fri Oct 12 09:19:24 PDT 2001


""Joost Buelens"" <joost.buelens at ic.ac.uk> wrote in message
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> >-----Original Message-----
> >From: blfs-support-owner at linuxfromscratch.org
> >[mailto:blfs-support-owner at linuxfromscratch.org]On Behalf Of Sebastian
> >Edman
> >Sent: 12 October 2001 12:38
> >To: blfs-support at linuxfromscratch.org
> >Subject: Re: Internet sharing
> >
> >
> >At 13:20 2001-10-12, Simon Geard wrote:
> >>On Friday 12 October 2001 07:48, Jeroen Coumans wrote:
> >> > Hi,
> >> > I'm happily running LFS on my laptop, but this has a
> >winmodem (a hamr5600)
> >> > which I can't get to work. So unfortunately, I'm still
> >stuck to using
> >> > windows on my dad's computer. I use samba for filesharing.
> >How can I setup
> >> > these two to use internet sharing? I want to dial on
> >demand via my laptop,
> >> > but fetch mail with my own linux programs. Pointers to
> >guides or howto's
> >> > all happily accepted of course(allmost all documentation I
> >read is the
> >> > other way around - winboxes connecting via linux).
> >> > I'm getting a bit tired of Outlook, especially if I read
> >my own mail (all
> >> > the quotes are wrong, can't seem to get them right)
> >> > TIA
> >>
> >>I tried this in the past, but eventually gave up in
> >frustration. My parents
> >>computer (a Win98 box) used to have a fast connection
> >(microwave based), but
> >>drivers for the hardware were only available for Windows.
> >After some months
> >>of trying to get the machine to share a connection, I gave up
> >and started
> >>downloading large stuff on the other machine, then ftping
> >them to my linux
> >>box.
> >>
> >>Windows simply isn't good at that kind of thing - I couldn't
> >get connection
> >>sharing working even with my box booted into Windows, let
> >alone with Linux.
> >
> >Yes with 98 it's a pain, havn't figured it out here either... But it's
> >actually shipped with win98SE, Me and 2000. It's called
> >internet connection
> >sharing and can be read about in the help. Basically you need
> >to have it
> >installed (Windows setup->communication->internet connection
> >sharing) then
> >it must be activated by the mighty wizard ;).
> >The linux box _must_ run DHCP and have the windows box as
> >default gateway
> >(I think the windows box defaults to ip x.x.x.1).
> >
> >good luck / seb
> >
>
> Even if you are running Win98SE or 2000 it's still a pain, because, AFAIK,
> clients using it HAVE to collect a DHCP address from the machine sharing
the
> connection. I've found that it's far easier to use a third party internet
> sharing util. One of these will probably do the job:
> http://tucows.rmplc.co.uk/share95.html  I've used All Aboard for a while,
> and it works ok-ish.
Sorry, dudes.. My proxy is a Win2k Server and all machines (2x Linux, 1x
Win98 and a Win2k prof.)
are running on NON-DHCP-ip's i.e. I gave them, ICS ONLY forces the gateway
to 192.168.0.1,
everything else can actually be killed..

Menno Boer
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> Joost
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