How to get my Dad's Win2k system to access internet through my FreeBSD 6.2 system

Paul Schmehl pschmehl_lists at
Tue Oct 14 08:36:17 PDT 2008

--On Tuesday, October 14, 2008 01:39:45 -0500 Manish Jain <unxfbsdi at> 

> Hi,
> I am poor at networking and need a little bit of help. My dad has a
> Windows 2000 machine with a network card but does not have a connection
> to the internet. My freebsd 6.2 box is connected to the internet

How is your FreeBSD 6.2 box connected to the internet?  Directly to the modem? 
What sort of connection do you have?  Dial-up?  DSL?  Satellite?  Cable?

The answers to these questions determine how you go about networking the two 
machines together.

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