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Re: [opensuse] Routing Question
  • From: John Andersen <jsa@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 30 Dec 2006 18:26:56 -0900
  • Message-id: <200612301827.05650.jsa@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Saturday 30 December 2006 16:38, ka1ifq wrote:
> On Saturday 30 December 2006 19:44, John Andersen wrote:
> > On Saturday 30 December 2006 11:03, ka1ifq wrote:
> > > Hello All:
> > >
> > > I have a home network with 6 mixed os machines connected to a router
> > > for internet access, this all works great. I would like to add another
> > > network card to my main machine just for a VNC connection on a seperate
> > > network, as this would be an endpoint I am not sure how to proceed and
> > > all of the books I have don't cover anything like this or are just too
> > > old.
> >
> > What is an "endpoint"?

>
> Thanks for the info John.
>
> The plan was to have a seperate connection for only 2 machines so I could
> use VNC between them to not hog the main internet network.

> By endpoint I meant that the end of the second network would be my main
> machine, so there really needs to be no routing. It looks like I setup a
> second nic in my main machine and point my remote machine at it.
>
> Thanks, Mike

Ok, but its still not clear to me if you have a separate connection to
your ISP for this second nic, or if it all leaves the building on the same
wire.

If only one connection to your ISP, there's no point in doing a second nic.

VNC isn't that bad on bandwidth utilization if you set it for 256
colors.

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John Andersen
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