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Re: [SLE] Cable modems, networks, Solutions please.
- From: samelash@xxxxxxxxxxxxx (Samy Elashmawy)
- Date: Mon, 20 Dec 1999 19:06:23 +0000
- Message-id: <126.96.36.199.19991220190623.01074a8c@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Note you can pick up a P75/100 with 1 gig drive and 16 meg ram for $75.00
that will make a real nice firewall/ip masq box , letting you keep the
other machine for real use. And you can even compile kernals on them with
out waiting for ever.
At 04:25 PM 12/20/1999 -0500, Darren R. Weber wrote:
>On Mon, 20 Dec 1999, Duncan wrote:
>> I've got a set up at home that consists of two boxes (techy term, sorry),
>> one running Dimdows 2000 (Release candidate 2) and the other running Suse
>> Linux 6.2
>> The Win 2000 box has two network cards, one for a cable modem, the other
>> ready for when I've read how to network the win box and the Linux box
>> What I want is to be able to do is file share between the two boxes (I've
>> got a hub and the Linux box has a network card, obviously).
>> But as importantly I want to be able to have cable access on the Linux box
>> by routing through the Win box.
>> Can this be done?
>There are windows tools to do what you want. I used to have a whole
>list. WinProxy pops to mind, WinRoute, Wingate( bad news ),
>NetProxy, all available on winfiles.com. I would highly recommend
>not using any of them however and changing your plan. Connect your
>Linux box to the cable modem and route your Win box through it.
>Linux can be made much more secure than any of those cheepo windows
>tools. An added benifit is that you don't have to pay extra to use
>Linux as your gateway whereas all the windows tools do cost money and
>in my opinion are inferior.
>Darren R. Weber
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