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simondaniel@onebox.com
2004-01-06, 16:14
have a main machine (remote server) running XP with it's own DSL modem connected to internet. Off this i have a wired LAN to a buffalo broadband wireless router (for file sharing with other laptops in the home/squeezeboxes etc). Wanted to access internet from these laptops using the XP as a bridge - so thought i needed to a) share internet from the remote, then b) create a software bridge on the XP machine, but nothing seems to be working without shutting out squeeze. So far i've got the laptops to talk to the host for file sharing, and get squeeze working, but can't get internet access from the wireless laptops without stopping.

i think i should have thrown away by original dsl modem and bought a direct wireless modem as would have saved a lot of hassle and been much simpler - or should have swapped to MACs which work first time without any configs. Then again can't use the other squeezebox yet as it has no wires/aerial.

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Simon



-----Original Message-----
From: Mark A. Aiken <mark_aiken (AT) hotmail (DOT) com>
Sent: Tue, 6 Jan 2004 14:55:56 -0800
To: "Slim Devices Discussion" <discuss (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com>
Subject: [slim] XP Internet Connection Sharing + SLIMP

If you have a wireless broadband router, why are you trying to enable
Internet Connection Sharing in XP, which causes XP to act as your
Residential Gateway?

Perhaps I'm misunderstanding your topology -- how many network segments
do you have, and which machines are connected to which segments?

Mark

----- Original Message -----
From: <simondaniel (AT) onebox (DOT) com>
To: <discuss (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com>
Sent: Tuesday, January 06, 2004 2:28 PM
Subject: [slim] XP Internet Connection Sharing + SLIMP


> I have a problem (on useless XP), that if i click the 'Enable this
internet connection to be shared by other computers on the network', it
shuts Out the Squeezebox, which is no longer seen by the Slim Server
>
> Any thoughts - it might be a problem with my XP setup of a LAN wired
Buffalo Broadband Wireless Router which is seen by the Squeezebox (& other
wireless 98/2000 machines but not always by the XP system itself). The
Squeezebox picks up the Music ok from the XP system, but not if the Interent
connection on the XP base is shared. Then it stops.
>
> --
> Simon
>

Mark A. Aiken
2004-01-06, 16:25
How do the machines on your wired LAN, including your wireless base
station, get their IP addresses? Do they get their address from the wireless
router? If so, or if you have manually provisioned IP addresses, what
address range are you using?

Remember that when you turn on Internet Connection Sharing, your XP
machine will become a DHCP server. I think by default it hands out addresses
in the 192.168.0.X range (and assigns itself 192.168.0.1, I believe). If
this is not the subnet you are already using, the reason your Squeezebox
loses touch with the XP box is because its address is in a different IP
subnet after you enable ICS.

If your base station, or another machine, is already operating as a DHCP
server, you have a problem, since you shouldn't run two DHCP servers on the
same network.

Mark

----- Original Message -----
From: <simondaniel (AT) onebox (DOT) com>
To: <discuss (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com>
Sent: Tuesday, January 06, 2004 3:14 PM
Subject: Re: [slim] XP Internet Connection Sharing + SLIMP


> have a main machine (remote server) running XP with it's own DSL modem
connected to internet. Off this i have a wired LAN to a buffalo broadband
wireless router (for file sharing with other laptops in the
home/squeezeboxes etc). Wanted to access internet from these laptops using
the XP as a bridge - so thought i needed to a) share internet from the
remote, then b) create a software bridge on the XP machine, but nothing
seems to be working without shutting out squeeze. So far i've got the
laptops to talk to the host for file sharing, and get squeeze working, but
can't get internet access from the wireless laptops without stopping.
>
> i think i should have thrown away by original dsl modem and bought a
direct wireless modem as would have saved a lot of hassle and been much
simpler - or should have swapped to MACs which work first time without any
configs. Then again can't use the other squeezebox yet as it has no
wires/aerial.
>
> --
> Simon
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mark A. Aiken <mark_aiken (AT) hotmail (DOT) com>
> Sent: Tue, 6 Jan 2004 14:55:56 -0800
> To: "Slim Devices Discussion" <discuss (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com>
> Subject: [slim] XP Internet Connection Sharing + SLIMP
>
> If you have a wireless broadband router, why are you trying to enable
> Internet Connection Sharing in XP, which causes XP to act as your
> Residential Gateway?
>
> Perhaps I'm misunderstanding your topology -- how many network
segments
> do you have, and which machines are connected to which segments?
>
> Mark
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: <simondaniel (AT) onebox (DOT) com>
> To: <discuss (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com>
> Sent: Tuesday, January 06, 2004 2:28 PM
> Subject: [slim] XP Internet Connection Sharing + SLIMP
>
>
> > I have a problem (on useless XP), that if i click the 'Enable this
> internet connection to be shared by other computers on the network', it
> shuts Out the Squeezebox, which is no longer seen by the Slim Server
> >
> > Any thoughts - it might be a problem with my XP setup of a LAN wired
> Buffalo Broadband Wireless Router which is seen by the Squeezebox (& other
> wireless 98/2000 machines but not always by the XP system itself). The
> Squeezebox picks up the Music ok from the XP system, but not if the
Interent
> connection on the XP base is shared. Then it stops.
> >
> > --
> > Simon
> >