Let's say you have to PCs
PC1 - IP address 126.96.36.199
PC2 - IP address 188.8.131.52
1. Make sure that you are logged in as root (superuser)
2. If you use coax everything is OK. But if you use twisted pair
and you do not have a hub you must "cross" the appropriate
pair of wires (transmit and receive)
3. On PC1 execute the route command:
route add 184.108.40.206 eth0
4. On PC2 execute the route command:
route add 220.127.116.11 eth0
These instructions are so simple that it is hardly worth reading the
three documents recommended by another user.
Quote:> Read Ethernet-HOWTO, NET-3-HOWTO and the Network Administrator's Guide.
> I have two Linux PCs and they work fine in my companys
> network. Both have just a route to eth0 and no default route.
> But if I connect them in a direct way via coax cable or twisted
> pair cable they dont work. Ping has no responds, telnet after a while:
> "telnet: Unable to connect to remote host: No route to host".
> Whats wrong? How to connect only two Linux PC without a hub? Should be
> Thank's, Matthias