[lug] linux router project
atree at dragonrealm.net
Tue Aug 22 11:15:25 MDT 2000
I'm actually using lrp at home now, works really nice. I've set up
several different configurations for people I work with, I'd be happy to
share any info and experience that would be helpfull to you.
"Gordon J. Holtslander" wrote:
> Hi from Saskatoon:
> I am trying to set up a simple router using the software developed by
> the linux router project http://www.linuxrouter.org. Does anyone have
> any experience with this? I can't get the one I set up to "route". No
> one in the Saskatoon Linux Group has experience with this.
> FYI the LRP is a collection of linux software that fits on a floppy
> disk. It lets you use an old 486 (or better) as a router by putting two
> network cards in it (or modem and card) and running the computer off the
> LRP disk.
> I need make a bridge from 10base2 ethernet (the kind our building is
> wired with) to 10baseT. We have a new faculty member in out dept with
> an iMac. iMacs are only fitted with a 10baseT connection. Its not
> possible to add a network card to these.
> It costs us $950.00 to put a new 10baseT line into an office. I thought
> the LRP would provide a much cheaper solution.
> If anyone is familiar with this I would love to pick their brains ;)
> Gordon J. Holtslander Department of Biology
> Holtslander at sask.usask.ca University of Saskatchewan
> Tel: 306 966-4433 112 Science Place
> Fax: 306 966-4461 Saskatoon, SK
> http://duke.usask.ca/~holtsg Canada S7N 5E2
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Aaron T. Root, CCNA
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