[lug] linux router project

Aaron Root 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 ;)
> Thanks
> Gord
> --
> 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
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Aaron T. Root, CCNA

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