lan debugging question - SUCCESS
Richard W. Ernst
richardwernst at yahoo.com
Mon Jan 7 12:10:41 PST 2002
--- Serge Rey <serge at rohan.sdsu.edu> wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 07, 2002 at 11:09:44AM -0800, Richard W. Ernst wrote:
> > Question, is this a box where you are mainly running a firewall and NAT/IP
> > with dhcp on your LAN side? If so, you might look into Coyote Linux. I
> > set up two boxen with it, VERY slick, no hard disk needed, boots from
> > runs in 12 meg or greater ram. I'm doing a quick talk/demo of it at the
> > linux meeting tonight in Mira Mesa. http://www.lxsa.org
> hi rich,
> no, i'm not doing dhcp on the LAN side, just static ips. i may convert
> the thing, however to dhcp on that side just for kicks. at any rate, i'm
> going to do one of these at work as well and bought an old 486 with an
> eye towards doing the coyote floppy route.
Coyote will let you use static as well as dhcp on either end. Internet side
will do dhcp, with or without hostname (as for Cox), PPPOE, static IP, or even
dialup! LAN side can be static, dhcp, or both.
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