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Re: Add route from laptop through workstation...



On Wed, 10 Dec 2003 11:22:18 +0100, 
Kjetil Kjernsmo <kjetil@kjernsmo.net> wrote in message 
<200312101122.18355.kjetil@kjernsmo.net>:

> Hi all!
> 
> This feels like a really stupid question, I thought this was going to
> be trivial... 
> 
> Basically, my workstation is connected to the net with ADSL, and now I
> added a second NIC, and connected a laptop to the NIC with a
> cross-over cable. 
> 
> I then configured the eth1 interface on the workstation:
> iface eth1 inet static
>         address 10.42.42.1
>         netmask 255.255.255.0
> 
> because I have a similar setup on a network were I have a real router 
> (floppyfw-based), and where this laptop usually is. It's not mine, so
> I usually don't have it here at home. On the laptop, I then went ifup 
> eth0, and then, the workstation and laptop talks to eachother just 
> fine. 
> 
> But packets from the workstation can't reach the outside world, but I 
> thought just adding a route from there would do the appropriate 
> masqing, so 
> route add default gw 10.42.42.1 eth0
> on the laptop would do the trick... Apparently not... 
> 
> Anybody else have this sort of setup...?

..'cat /proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_forward ' sez?  ;-)  


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