networking with xbox 360?

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by OrangeSVTguy, Nov 18, 2007.

  1. OrangeSVTguy macrumors 601

    OrangeSVTguy

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    #1
    i have my g4 mac in my kitchen using a wireless usb adapter. can i connect my xbox 360 to it to connect to xbox live through the ethernet port on the mac like i do on my xp laptop? i don't want to connect to the mac but just share the wireless connection to my network? thanks
     
  2. DoFoT9 macrumors P6

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    #3
    all u really have to do is allow "internet sharing" from your computer (located in system preference>sharing), set that up and your fine.
     
  3. OrangeSVTguy thread starter macrumors 601

    OrangeSVTguy

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    i tried that internet sharing thing but i couldn't get it to work. i'll play around with it some more.

    cool thanks! i really appreciate all of your help.
     
  4. OrangeSVTguy thread starter macrumors 601

    OrangeSVTguy

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    hmmm... now i can't get it to work again. i get an ip address but it just stops there and fails at the dns check :( i use en4 adapter to connect to the internet so i shared that connection to the built in ethernet for the xbox. entered all the address' like i should have and now i can't connect :( does anyone have any ideas? thanks
     

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