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Re: Connecting 2 computers to the internet

Dotan Cohen wrote:
On 6/25/05, Bob Gustafson <bobgus rcn com> wrote:

If you are interested in cheap cheap, get another NIC for one of your
computers (I have seen them for $9.95) and configure that one as a firewall
- passing on packets to your other computer attached to the new NIC. You
can use a crossover cable to directly connect the NICs in the two
computers, thus avoiding the cost of a HUB.

Thanks, that's exactly what I'm trying to do. The FC4 box has an
onboard network connection (going to the winXP box with a crossover
cable) and a NIC going to the modem. I got a little stuck on
configuring the FC4 box because I wanted it to be the middle man. But
it looks as if I'm going to have to do it with the winXP box because I
can't get the winXP box online through the Fedora box. Tomorrow I'll
put the spare NIC in the winXP box and try it as the middle man.

If anybody on-list has gotten this to work successfully, then PLEASE
share your setup with me! IPtables scripts a must!!! I don't want the
winXP box as the middle man because I don't want to turn it on all the

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It will take you 5-10 minutes to do. :-)

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