Panther Internet Sharing
Subject:   Sharing on same port
Date:   2003-11-12 19:00:41
From:   anonymous2
Response to: Sharing on same port

The author is actually right, simply because you can't connect to the Internet and to another computer through the same physical port, and the fact that a single Ethernet card may have more than 1 IP addresses is irrelevant here. But of course more than 1 computers can share the Internet connection through a hub, or your computer might have more than one NICs in which case one of them can connect to the Internet and another one to another computer.
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  • Sharing on same port
    2003-11-17 12:44:01  anonymous2 [View]

    Only Airport has this limitation. You can create additional ethernet ports to share but not Airport.
  • Sharing on same port
    2003-11-13 10:33:31  anonymous2 [View]

    No, I believe that jameshowison is actually the correct one. I am quite able to run (with one physical interface) my Built-in Ethernet connection back out to other computers through my Built-in Ethernet connection.

    The author and yourself are both wrong. It is in fact possible. -- Not advisable, of course... and very risky in terms of network stability. But "possible" nonetheless.