? simple linux / win98 home network though a linksys router?

Discussion in 'Linux Networking' started by jefe, Jan 4, 2005.

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    jefe Guest

    does anyone know how to set up simple file and print sharing for my
    suse 9.1 box and a p3 win98 box? They are connected (hard lines)
    through a linksys 4port router via ethernet, with a cable connection.
    I'd rather not install a second nic and make one the server, if
    possible. also, the linux box's files are all on an ext/3 files
    system; will windows be able to access these files at all?

    any ideas --or full blown, detailed, yet simple instructions-- would be

    again: both computers are often, but not always, powered up, and I'd
    love to have constant cable internet w/o one acting as a server...
    when on, I would like access to files across both and a printer on the
    microsoft windows 98 machine.

    its just a small home thing, nothing too fancy...

    thanks!! lefty.crupps
    did I mention that I want it to be simple to set up?
    jefe, Jan 4, 2005
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    ToYKillAS Guest

    ToYKillAS, Jan 4, 2005
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    jefe Guest

    Not quite the help I hoped for. I have them both set as
    Workgroup=WORKGROUP and i have enabled file and printer sharing on
    each... win98 has the NetBEUI proto installed as well as TCP/IP... but
    they aren't finding one another... what more to do in SuSE? what
    should I set the "MS-Windows Decoding" to?

    and i don't need to restart the Linux box at all as I do this, do I?
    jefe, Jan 29, 2005
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