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Wifi internet sharing with Ethernet

by nyctalopia / October 12, 2011 2:56 PM PDT
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I know I have already answered this, but,
by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / October 13, 2011 2:36 AM PDT

here it is again.

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Thanks for replying.
by nyctalopia / October 13, 2011 2:50 AM PDT

I have a dedicated router for this purpose (D-link DIR 600).

I get my connection via USB Wifi adapter, the whole internet sharing works great on this router when i'm on Windows 7 but not functioning on Mac Os X. Do i need to set some settings in the router too? I have very little knowledge in networking and setting up IP addresses.

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Why not go with what works while you?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 13, 2011 4:13 AM PDT
In reply to: Thanks for replying.

While you learn more about networking why not use what works?

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by nyctalopia / October 13, 2011 7:48 AM PDT

I don't have to learn about Networking to get something to work, not my profession i make music, not a computer technician, either contribute with something useful here or get out of this thread, i don't have time to deal with ******* childish behavior.

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by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 13, 2011 7:52 AM PDT
In reply to: huh

But let's look at the details so far. It's too light to dive in and write "Oh, your netmask is wrong."

Now that you admitted you do not want to learn anymore about networking I have to think you should have this fixed by some network specialist.

Sorry to have upset you but my background is in writing code for routers so while I know a little on the subject when folk don't want to learn there is not much that can be done.

HOWEVER you do bring up a good point to discuss. Why did the industry use such a system?

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BTW those IP settings are indeed incorrect.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 13, 2011 10:32 AM PDT
In reply to: Sure.

No way we can use a netmask with your choices.

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