How to setup a local network with ethernet card?

How to setup a local network with ethernet card?

Post by Yuan Zhug » Thu, 27 Aug 1998 04:00:00



Hi, I have a Question on how to setup a ethernet,
I have setup my linux box successfully, and it can ping the IP address.
ifconfig
lo        Link encap:Local Loopback  
          inet addr:127.0.0.1  Bcast:127.255.255.255  Mask:255.0.0.0
          UP BROADCAST LOOPBACK RUNNING  MTU:3584  Metric:1
          RX packets:352 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0
          TX packets:352 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0

eth0      Link encap:10Mbps Ethernet  HWaddr 00:40:05:A1:BC:22
          inet addr:192.168.1.1  Bcast:192.168.1.0  Mask:255.255.255.0
          UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST  MTU:1500  Metric:1
          RX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0
          TX packets:0 errors:16 dropped:0 overruns:0
          Interrupt:10 Base address:0xfc80

ppp0      Link encap:Point-Point Protocol  
          inet addr:129.214.230.202  P-t-P:129.214.230.1  Mask:255.255.0.0
          UP POINTOPOINT RUNNING  MTU:552  Metric:1
          RX packets:1107 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0
          TX packets:1202 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0
=============
and I have other NT box setup as IP 192.168.1.2
it also can ping itself.
But how to connect these two box together?
an 8 pin data cable it not enough?

Did I mess something here? I tried two cables, none work.
thanks
yuan

 
 
 

How to setup a local network with ethernet card?

Post by Frank Siebe » Fri, 04 Sep 1998 04:00:00


which kind of cable did you try?
do you use 10 Base T (twisted pair) or do you use BNC cable (10 base 2)?
just to connect 2 computers - its easy to use BNC ....

Terminator --- T-Connector ---- cable (1,8 m min) ---
T-Connector----Terminator

if you want to use twisted pair you have to twist two pair of cable if you
want to connect the two computers directly - otheerwise you have to use a
HUB (more expensive than a BNC cable).

best regards
Frank


Quote:>it also can ping itself.
>But how to connect these two box together?
>an 8 pin data cable it not enough?

>Did I mess something here? I tried two cables, none work.
>thanks
>yuan


 
 
 

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Hi.

  I run two systems and have one setup as a server (mail, news, proxy, NFS
and the like). Now I seldom work on the serve more on my desktop.

  And here comes my problem. Since I had updated the complete server
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TIA

        Torsten

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