Setting Up A Home Network ...

albi albi at
Tue Feb 14 05:56:30 PST 2006

On Tue, 14 Feb 2006 21:48:33 +0800
Kumar <kumarrrr at> wrote:

> Is it possible to set up internet connection, between a XP Pro box,
> and a FreeBSD-current box, without the use of a router, I have got
> two ethernet cards on the box running XP Pro, and one ethernet card
> on the box running FreeBSD-current, and a cross over cable.
> Is it theoretically possible ?

if you put 2 nics in the FreeBSD-box with the cross-cable it's possible
yes, follow the firewall-instructions :

if you want to keep the 2 nics in the ms-windows-machine, i would
suggest to ask in a ms-windows-forum/list etc.

grtjs, albi
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