Re: Configuring local network
Subject: Configuring local network
Date: Sat, Apr 28, 2001 at 01:07:43PM +0200
In reply to:franck routier
Quoting franck routier(email@example.com):
> I'm trying to configure a network between 2 local computers.
> The configuration is :
> 1 PC running sid :
> 1 ethernet card to ADSL modem (eth0 10.0.0.1 pptp)
> 1 ethernet card to local network (eth1 10.0.0.2)
> 1 Powerbook running potato :
> 1 ethernet onboard card (eth0 10.0.0.3)
> 1 cable between them (no hub) (this is ok for only 2 computers, isn't it ?)
Is this a 10-base 2 or 10-base T network?
If 10-base 2 (RG-58 coax) you need a BNC T connector and a 50 Ohm
terminator on each end.
If 10-base T you need a Cat-(3 or 5) 'Crossover' cable. A standard
cable that connects to a hub won't work when connected computer to
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