Andrew McGlashan wrote: > Hi, > > On Sat, June 26, 2010 5:10 pm, Merciadri Luca wrote: > >>> Well if you have a LAN port from the modem to the "switch", then you >>> connect PCs to the switch -- one of them can do a PPPoE login (not >>> PPPoA) and only that one machine will be on the Internet. >>> >> You mean that if some WAN is connected directly to the switch (!= >> router), the switch is going to share (in some way) the Internet >> connection to its other LAN ports? >> > > No, unless you have two network cards in the PC and setup routing there > with other machines connecting to the switch using the "routed" network. > In this case you will have two cables to the switch from the routing > machine. > > What I meant was that you could get "raw" access to the bridged modem and > do the PPP login on any one client machine and ONLY that machine will have > Internet access. > > Ok. Sorry for not understanding this directly. You're right. -- Merciadri Luca See http://www.student.montefiore.ulg.ac.be/~merciadri/ I use PGP. If there is an incompatibility problem with your mail client, please contact me.
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