> Hey you guys, I'm almost there! I put an Airport in Dr. Sternfeld's > house and though I don't have an antenna on his roof yet, I was able > to pick up the signal from my roof with a yagi antenna pointed at his > house. That's how I am connected at this moment, temporarily, of > course. Tsk. I never thought it would work because he has his IP via > DHCP from Verizon/GTE. Now I have to figure out how the hell to share > that dynamic IP that's coming in here, further amongst two more > computers in the house. I don't think an Airport base station at my > end will do that (per the article--without a mysterious firmware > upgrade--which I can't find anywhere in netland.) Alas, I'm too much > of a mortal to make Linux do that, if it can. All ya need is a 486 at his end NATing for you. It'd have to run Linux, of course, since no other OS implements DHCP correctly. ;) At least, I'm assuming he's getting 1 dyn IP from Verizon, and you want to share that among between his machines and yours, right? Ver-suck-on | | Sternfeld's house | One machine running DHCP for local services, and acting as a verizon DHCP client. NATing firewall. | | Wireless Link | Chat's house Oh man, am I envious of your opportunity to mess with this stuff. :) John -- # John Madden weez@xxxxxxxxxxxxx ICQ: 2EB9EA # FreeLists, Free mailing lists for all: http://www.freelists.org # UNIX Systems Engineer, Ivy Tech State College: http://www.ivy.tec.in.us # Linux, Apache, Perl and C: All the best things in life are free!