sharing a dial-up connection with a win95 system

jeremy at jeremy at
Wed Sep 5 14:26:01 EST 2001

On  5 Sep, Antti.Roppola at wrote:
> jeremy wrote:
>> On  4 Sep, Mick Howe wrote:
>> > I wish to setup my RedHat 7.1 linux to provide access to 
>> the web for a Win95 
>> > system. any tips or reference to a readable howto?
>> little while to work through - there's a lot there.
> Conversely, the Windows net sharing is not that painless
> either. I was going to share using Windows until I built
> my firewall. In the end, it took less time to build a
> firewall than it took to get Windows net sharing working.

That's unuasual.  Perhaps you have a special setup, but I always found
windows networking to be fairly straightforwards.  Install drivers for
card, assign IP and DNS, reboot.

Of course, so many things can go wrong *after* you do that, but that's
another story.

I/O, I/O,
It's off to disk I go,
A bit or byte to read or write,
I/O, I/O, I/O...

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