[ltp] Network - 2 ethernet cards instead of a hub

Richard Neill linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Sat, 27 Dec 2003 00:50:20 +0000

Dear Brad,

Thanks very much. Can I ask what package you are using? (i.e. where 
should I enter the setup you gave below?). I agree about the cost - 
except that I already have the ethernet cards!

Best wishes


Brad Langhorst wrote:

> you can do this with a software bridge
> auto usb0_eth0
> iface usb0_eth0 inet dhcp
> bridge_ports eth0
> bridge_fd 0
> i do this to bridge my zaurus to the world...
> then your main interface is usb0_eth0
> works fine even when usb0 is not conennected.
> PS hubs are cheaper than ethernet cards...
> brad

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