[lug] linux router project
Gordon J. Holtslander
holtslander at sask.usask.ca
Tue Aug 22 17:41:59 MDT 2000
Thanks, I got it working on my own. Funny how trying to describe a
problem to someone else forces one to think through it carefully. I had
the router IP set on the client machine wrong. I was also getting so
many Martian error messages that I wasn't able to configure anything.
They were overloading the logs.
I disconnected the external network card to stop the error messages,
edited /etc/network.conf to disable logging of martian errors and
reconnected the card. Once that was done I could read the configuration
By the way I am using the LRP from Charles Steinkuehler's LRP Website
with the image from:
Aaron Root wrote:
> 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
> > http://duke.usask.ca/~holtsg Canada S7N 5E2
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> Aaron T. Root, CCNA
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Gordon J. Holtslander Dept. of Biology
holtslander at sask.usask.ca University of Saskatchewan
http://duke.usask.ca/~holtsg 112 Science Place
tel 306 966-4433 Saskatoon Sk
fax 306 966-4461 S7N 5E2, Canada
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