Posted 04 August 2003 - 04:39 PM
I am running 2 NIC Cards one for internet (DCHP) and one for XBOX ((Static)Crossover Cable). I have no problem using either connection, but when I go to connect to my xbox, I lose my internet connection.
Is there a setting I could change to always keep my internet connection on. I hate having to lose the connection when connecting to my xbox.
Im running WIN XP
Does anyone else have this issue...
Posted 04 August 2003 - 04:49 PM
Posted 04 August 2003 - 04:51 PM
You problem is that you are asking your PC to be a router. Without a routing protocol you can't do that. If you want to have both connections working at the same time you will need to install server or some other program that will allow you to route across the NIC interfaces.
XP is not a router by default. You could try to enable the ICS and see if that helps.
Posted 04 August 2003 - 04:52 PM
Posted 04 August 2003 - 09:21 PM
Really, if you don't know what you're talkin about STFU
Posted 04 August 2003 - 10:34 PM
Posted 05 August 2003 - 12:22 AM
scooby_dooby: well he's right but I'll elaborate on what he says in a bit..
lamt: just completly wrong. its not routing any more than any computer. Your problem is because of a routing issue... but it's easily fixed
firstname.lastname@example.org: you don't need a gateway. they are misleading... you only need a gateway when leaving your subnet which isn't happening here.
x30n: what he said works too but it will also enable your xbox to get out to the internet which you may not want to do.
bottom line is start out with what scooby said. you may also want to make the ip of the nic to the internet on a different subnet than the one connected to crossover. For example if ip of card that goes out to internet is 192.168.1.100 then make your crossover 192.168.0.2
being on diff subnets ensures that packets know how to get out to internet.
Posted 05 August 2003 - 12:41 AM
it took me a couple hours to figure out how to get everything working. And ya ICS will work, but the gateway thing is even easier. btw, I know that with my method my XBOX can still connect to the internet, since my streaming radio works.
I can guarantee this will work perfect with windows XP Pro.
Edited by scooby_dooby, 05 August 2003 - 02:35 AM.
Posted 05 August 2003 - 03:04 AM
that's why it works.
Posted 05 August 2003 - 04:20 PM
|QUOTE (mrRobinson @ Aug 4 2003, 09:04 PM)|
| yep and i bet your internet nic doesn't have an ip of 119.0.0.x|
that's why it works.
My ICS is just for someone that wants a quick configuration change with internet access for their xbox.
See I run ICS on my lap top because my wireless router is on the second floor of my home and my xbox is on the first. So it was easy for me to configure my wirless nic to ICS. It took a whole 5 seconds for everything thing to be live. The downside is, if I take my lap top somewhere then needs a hard connection, I have to place my wireless nic in and turn off ICS before I can use my hard connection again.
One last thing, I did suggest ICS because if someone knows about networking, they wouldnt be asking and the answer I feel that are being given are too advance (no matter how easy you make it sound).
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