[Bridge] ppp0 to eth0

Stephen Hemminger shemminger at osdl.org
Tue Aug 9 14:36:39 PDT 2005


On Tue, 9 Aug 2005 13:51:40 -0500
Eduardo Osorio <eduardo.osorio.armenta at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> 
> i wonder if there's some howto information to 
> bridge ppp0 to eth0
> 
> my distribution is a Hoary Ubuntu 5.04
> 
> i install :    apt-get install bridge-utlis
> 
> what i need it's connect to internet thru a modem 56k (ppp0)
> and then give internet access to my laptop thru a crosspair cable
> attached to a eth0 in my linux box .
> 
> i was following the article
> http://www.linuxjournal.com/article/8261
> 
> does anyone knows where i can find that information
> 
> the FAQ of bridge http://bridge.sourceforge.net/
> mencion that ppp it's posible.
> 
> thanks in advance for clarification, commets etc
> 

You will have better luck using routing and NAT to do this.
Otherwise, your ISP will have to allow multiple IP's over a single
PPP connection.



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