Re: Debian on SGI O2
* Christopher Arthur <firstname.lastname@example.org> [2008-02-18 10:06]:
> that it can't figure out how to get to the internet. I've tried
> numerous things trying to work with it here, but none successful.
> Using iptables/route to try to patch the o2-laptop net through to
> the wireless card doesn't seem to do it
Have you made sure that IP forwarding is allowed? You have to write 1
to /proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_forward And for the record, here's the
iptables command I use:
iptables --table nat --append POSTROUTING --jump MASQUERADE --out-interface eth0
> One thing that is working, however, is that my laptop has apache web
> server up and running, so maybe i can spoof the mirror locally, but
> i'm not ready to download all the mirror files so i would need to
> know if that would work before trying it. Any suggestions?
Yep, it would work. However, you probably want to get the net going
on the O2 in any case.