ethernet/airport question

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by whyrichard, Mar 20, 2006.

  1. whyrichard macrumors 68000

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    #1
    was wondering...

    i have networked thorugh ethernet before, but now i can not figure out how to have my pc and my mac both access the internet through wireless, but talk to each other through ethernet....



    what am i missing?

    thanks,
    r.
     
  2. mrwildguitar macrumors regular

    mrwildguitar

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    #2
    You have a router right?

    If you can make things more clear people will be able to help you better.
     
  3. whyrichard thread starter macrumors 68000

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    #3
    thanks for your response,


    right now they are connected to the internet through an airport network. but for file transfers that is so slow! so an ethernet solution for file transfers would be preferred....



    .....

    thanks for any responses!

    r.
     
  4. ChrisA macrumors G4

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    It's called a "route"

    The concept of a "route".

    As soon as you have multiple network connections you have to specify what goes to what interface. All OSes have what they call a "routing table". You will need to add routes to the routing tables on all computers with more then one network interface.
     

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