View Full Version : Question about internet sharing

Sep 9, 2012, 07:32 AM

I have the following situation:

An Mac mini connected over Wifi to my router. The Ethernet port is connected via a homeplug to a raspberry pi (1080p streaming needed more bandwith then wifi could offer).

On the Mac mini I have shared to wifi connection to the ethernet port. My idea is that the Raspberry pi now has an active connection to download fanart and imdb stuff. However, the pi is not visible from the rest of the network... Is it possible to have the Mac mini just act as a forwarder, and that the raspberry pi can get an ip in the same range as the rest of the network? I need it so it can be controlled from my iPhone etc.

I hope it makes some sense.

Sep 9, 2012, 08:13 AM
Why not link your pi and your router directly? Preferably with a cable, or failing that, with the HomePlugs?

Sep 9, 2012, 08:17 AM
Tried that. But as the media is on the Mac mini, the speed from the router to the mini is not sufficient.