Networking with Windows 2000
I have a cable modem connection that is connected directly to a Linksys router (IP 192.168.1.1). The router has connections to two PCs, one of which is running Windows 2000. This PC has two ethernet adapters, and the one connected to the router has IP 192.168.1.100. I am trying firstly to connect the second network adapter to my Ubuntu system using a crossover cable, and secondly to share the internet connection between the two computers.
I have set the IP of the second network adapter to 192.168.0.1 and the eth0 IP to 192.168.0.2, with Gateway 192.168.0.1.
I have plugged the crossover cable into both computers, but neither card is lighting up, and the Win 2K machine claims that the LAN 2 connection is unplugged.
What could be causing this problem? I know the cable not to be faulty, as I have used it before.
Furthermore, once the two computers are able to see each other, does anyone know how to set up internet connection sharing (ICS) with a Linux machine? Does it work the same as with another Windows machine?
Any help would be most appreciated.