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Re: Connect Linux to Windows XP



On Sat, Jun 01, 2002 at 10:39:44AM -0500, Ron Johnson wrote:
| On Sat, 2002-06-01 at 10:09, Ronald Castillo wrote:
| > Hello..
| > 
| > I was wondering if it is possible to connect my Linux PC to a Windows XP
| > one using the serial port, so the Linux PC can have the internet access
| > that the Windows XP has.
| > 
| > Any tips to make this work are very appreciated.
| 
| Of course you can connect 2 computers via a serial cable using
| ppp, but, in this instance, why?  With such a small distance 
| between the 2 computers, use network cards, ethernet, and a
| 5-port hub.

If you're too cheap, skip the hub and use a cross-over cable.

Of course, this limits the segement to 2 hosts.  It doesn't preempt
future expansion via a hub/switch.

| You'll get _much_ faster speed also.

MUCH faster.

-D

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