[GLLUG] Binding interfaces to eachother

Marshal Newrock marshal at freedombi.com
Thu Jul 3 11:11:51 EDT 2008

On Thu, 3 Jul 2008 10:49:46 -0400
"Karl Schuttler" <rexykik at gmail.com> wrote:

> I have a IP phone that requires that i run an extra cable to my
> switch. I remember at Penguincon we were trying to use some
> application to bind the wireless interface on a laptop to its ethernet
> port so we could feed the network from the wireless; does anyone
> remember the name of that application? (for some reason i feel that it
> has 'fire' in the name). My motherboard has two ethernet
> interfaces...does it seem likely that i could just bind the second,
> unused one, to my first one so that I don't have to have a second
> ethernet cable running across my room and instead just plug the ip
> phone into my second interface?

I'm guessing the application was probably something like firestarter,
which is a firewall configuration program.  It sounds like what you're
trying to do is to bridge the two interfaces.

Marshal Newrock
517-679-0699 x223
FreedomBI, LLC - http://www.freedombi.com
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