Sign in with
Sign up | Sign in
Your question

sharing a dial-up connection?

Last response: in Networking
February 14, 2002 6:50:07 AM

Is there anyway to use Linksys EtherFast Cable/DSL Router (BEFSR41) to share a dial-up connection between two computers?


February 14, 2002 10:38:30 AM

Only to use it as a hub (and let one of the PC's do ICS). There are other models which WILL do that sort of thing, one of them being the <A HREF="" target="_new">DLink DI-704</A> and if you click <A HREF="" target="_new">here</A> notice the 9 pin serial port which connects to an external modem and serves the dial-up ISP to your LAN. I use it as a backup when my DSL goes down. Cool stuff. Unfortunately the Linksys doesn't have this capability.

<i>It's always the one thing you never suspected.</i>