[MLB-WIRELESS] Sort of access point?!

David Arnold arnold at dstc.monash.edu.au
Mon Nov 19 11:32:12 EST 2001

-->"lrich" == lrich  <lrich at ruralnet.net.au> writes:

  lrich> If im just shuffling packets from one pcm to the other in the
  lrich> laptop, can it easily be done under linux? 


you will need to enable packet forwarding (/proc/sys/net/somewhere),
and set up suitable routes, but it's quite simple.

  lrich> All I want to do is use windows networking from one pc to
  lrich> another, are there tricks to allow all the approapriate
  lrich> protocalls through? 

so long as you're using IP underneath (which i think has been the case
since win95?) you'll be fine.

  lrich> File transfer, gaming and internet sharing shouldnt present
  lrich> too many issues , should they?

none, i would think.


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