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kukibl

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Dial-up connection sharing using wireless?
« on: April 07, 2008, 08:36:28 am »
The question is general, not VL specific. :)

I would like to know if it is possible to share dial-up connection using wireless between two laptops? I don't have any experience with wireless networks at all, so any information would be helpful.

I would like to connect my laptop with VL 5.9 Std and sister's with Vista/VL 5.9 Std and share dial-up isdn connection (ppp0 interface). Same principle as with crossover ethernet cable, but using wireless cards.

Thank you in advance!

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Re: Dial-up connection sharing using wireless?
« Reply #1 on: April 07, 2008, 06:07:55 pm »
why not just buy an additional wired/wireless router for a home LAN?

kukibl

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Re: Dial-up connection sharing using wireless?
« Reply #2 on: April 08, 2008, 01:50:20 am »
Hm... well I don't know much about networking. :-\ I've read something about ad-hoc wireless networking, something like direct wireless connection between two machines. So I became curious about it, because that would be solution for one small problem I have.

So the only thing I am interested, is it possible? I would leave buying new stuff as a second solution. ;)

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kukibl

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Re: Dial-up connection sharing using wireless?
« Reply #4 on: April 08, 2008, 10:50:52 am »
Thank you very much, bigpaws! The link was quite helpful.

Now I have just one problem - how do I set my laptop to be host system and share ppp0 interface? :-[

I've checked wireless tutorial and there are no problems connecting to Toshiba with Vista (as a host). But how to do it vice-versa?

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Re: Dial-up connection sharing using wireless?
« Reply #5 on: April 08, 2008, 11:14:03 am »