[kwlug-disc] IP addresses and gateways--my google-fu seems to be lacking

Joe Wennechuk youcanreachmehere at hotmail.com
Thu Jan 16 13:30:08 EST 2014

The gateway is the one connected to the internet.

> Date: Thu, 16 Jan 2014 13:18:13 -0500
> From: rbclemen at gmail.com
> To: kwlug-disc at kwlug.org
> Subject: [kwlug-disc] IP addresses and gateways--my google-fu seems to be lacking
> I was using an Ethernet-over-power device until a couple days ago when
> one end of it burned out. I am trying to configure my old netbook to
> connect wirelessly to the downstairs router (easy) and share the
> internet connection with the network of computers in my bedroom.
> Whenever I attach the network cable to the system I lose the internet.
> I can ping the ip address of both sides of the "router" computer, but
> nothing beyond that. I am using static ip addresses for the inner
> network in the 192.168.10 range, and the wireless address is
> assigned dynamically from the wireless router downstairs.
> I am wondering what gateway address I need to assign to the lan-side
> eth0. I have followed the instructions on several sites about
> configuring iptables. It seems like the netbook is losing the
> internet when I have two interfaces active, even tho only one has an
> internet connection.
> Brent
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