1 Sgi indigo2 with 1 network card
1 Pc with win98 with 2 network cards
I am using @home for my cable internet connection.
I want to be able to share my internet connection between my sgi and my pc and I want to know what is the best and most affordable way to do this?
At first I just networked my sgi and pc using a coax cable. I have samba installed on my sgi and everything was working fine.
I then got my cable modem which I then got my second network card on my pc. And that was working fine and I was still able to talk to my sgi. But when I took the cable modem off the pc and connected it dirctly to my sgi I had to change the setting in my network to get the sgi to connect to the internet which I was able to do. But know I want to share the connection to the internet. What is the best way to do this.
I am thinking I am probably going to need to get a hub but which way is going to be the best for what I am doing with it. I saw the UMAX UGate-3000 which look pretty good but it is also quite expensive.
If I do get a hub do I need a special cable to connect the cable modem to the hub and how do I get around having 2 computers on the network with the same ip address?
To expand a bit upon jlevie's answer, you cannot have two machines on the same network with the same IP address, so what is going to happen is that you are going to create your own internal network containing
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