Thread: Networking - Help!
09-14-2004, 03:57 PM #1Yazan24GuestNetworking - Help!
Hello Im new here so dont flame me abt searching or if this is in the wrong area or anything.
I have a powermac G5 Dual 1.8
I also have a HP windows laptop.
The HP laptop is connected by wireless lan to a router which is connected to my DSL modem.
I have connected my Mac To my laptop by an ethernet cable and entered my IP router DNS and allt hat info.
The internet wont work.
Do I need to have a crossover or will the ethernet cable work.
09-17-2004, 07:04 AM #2Yazan24GuestHelp
09-17-2004, 11:49 AM #3
I think you need a network swich.
09-22-2004, 01:08 PM #4btalonGuest
So you're trying to use your Laptop as your G5's connection to your LAN? (Because you don't want to plug the G5 directly into the router?)
09-24-2004, 06:41 PM #5chapytoutouGuestWindow/MAc same ISP
I have been using both a PowerMac G4 dual and a Window machine just using a SMC 10/100 6406tx switch and it works just great. I am even using sharing option for my printer to work on both machine.
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