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How to connect with XP using a crosscable?
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PostPosted: Mon 26 Sep 2005, 22:06    Post_subject:  How to connect with XP using a crosscable?  

Would like to share the Puppy PC data with Win XP PC, how can I use a CAT5 crosscable to do it.
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PostPosted: Mon 26 Sep 2005, 22:55    Post_subject:  

It's actually quite easy.

Here they suggest using dhcp
http://www.experts-exchange.com/Networking/WinNT_Networking/Q_21286945.html

It should also work if you assign static IPs to both computers. Once they are connected, you can transfer files as with any other network.

http://www.murga.org/~puppy/viewtopic.php?t=2163&highlight=

Just make sure that you are really using a crossover cable, not a straight one.
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