> I established a slip
connection between a linux machine and dos
> machine wtih the commands below..
> slattach -p slip
-s 9600 /dev/ttyS0 &
> ifconfig sl0 linux_ip_addr pointopoint dos_ip_addr netmask
> route add dos_ip_addr sl0
This will provide only communication between the hosts on either end
of the SLIP
> SLIP connection is configured as linux_ip_addr at linux machine end
> and dos_ip_addr at the dos machine end. I can ping dos machine from
> linux machine. (I have a program running in dos machine to reply ping
> packets.) But i cannot ping dos machine from other computers on the
> network. I am new to networking in linux. Should i add new entries
> into routing table or solution is something else?
You should also have
1) dos_ip_addr belong to the same network as linux_ip_addr.
2) IP forwarding in the Linux kernel and turned on.
3) proxy arp set up on the linux host for the dos host.
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