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I have 2 computers. both running Redhat 5.0.
Now I wounder how I can set those up so I can run programs from the disk at compuer one at computer 2.
Can I somehow mount the other computers disk?

I like to be able to use the same /home at the both machines

How do I set this up?
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First you need to network the two PC's.
You can do this via the parallel portsand plip or buy two cheap
ne1000 ethernet card clones.
The "r" commands allow you to remote execute commands, copy files, login.
You can mount the remote's hard drive usinf the nfs daemon and a nfs mount command (i.e. mount -t nfs hostname:exportname localmountpoint) make sure you have the nfs filesystem compiled into your kernel.
Using the same /home directory could be tricky, but, if you have a good .profile file that mounts the remote filesystem when you login  it should work. I'm presuming one /home on one machine that looks the same no matter which machine you actually log into.
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I like to have the same users on both machines and have al users home directories in /home/$user. Both machines ar conected to internet throug a ethernet card. Can I use the same swap at both machines?
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