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I have a second ethernet AND Airport
Authored by: xeroply on Sep 12, '02 12:10:34AM

I'm a bit confused. The original hint said that it worked just fine after turning on Internet Sharing. This post says that it requires all this particular networking setup.

So, assuming you're right -- how did you choose the IP addresses and subnet masks that you list? (Why is Airport set up with a private IP - 10.0.1.1, while Ethernet is set up with a public address - 192.168.0.1 ??? Does this have something to do with NAT that AirPort does?) How would I figure out what IP to give a PCI ethernet interface?

Thanks



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I have a second ethernet AND Airport
Authored by: paulio on Sep 12, '02 04:40:40PM

You don't have to setup any IP addresses. Set DHCP in System Preferences Network (for Built-in Ethernet). You probably have this already if you have a working cable modem or DSL. Then turn on Internet Sharing. The rest all just works.



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I have a second ethernet AND Airport
Authored by: inertiavvv on Feb 15, '03 12:20:42AM

I can't give you any reason as to why the airport base station is assigned a prefix 10.x.x.x ip address and why the other a 192.x.x.x address, but I am pretty sure that both are private IP address prefixes. Still, I am curious if there is a particular reason for assigning the different IP prefixes, or whether it is simply an arbitrary decision.



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