Crossover cable connection between 2 computers.

Alvin info at alvin.be
Sat Mar 14 12:45:12 UTC 2009


On Saturday 14 March 2009 12:19:02 Norberto Bensa wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 14, 2009 at 2:22 AM, Dotan Cohen <dotancohen at gmail.com> wrote:
> >>> Here, I wrote up a brainstorm idea for Ubuntu. Please read it and
> >>> comment or vote here:
> >>> http://brainstorm.ubuntu.com/idea/18603/
> >>
> >> I can't speak for others, but I think the idea is genius, Dotan.  Wish I
> >> were able to help.
> >
> > You can help. Post a comment stating how much you need this tool. Once
> > the idea is approved (in a few hours/ days) you can vote for it, too.
>
> The idea seems overkill. You just need auto-negotiate address in
> 169.254.x.x space. Doesn't Ubuntu already do this?

Indeed, Ubuntu already has that. It's called link-local addressing, or APIPA.




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