I am running FC2 kernel 2.6.9 and wish to access the internet through an XP machine as linux won't recognise the modem I have. The XP machine has no trouble connecting and uses and ISDN line. The two machines are joined by crossover cable, both machines can ping each other.

I have configured the XP machine to have the static address with subnet mask The Zonealarm firewall allows the linux machine access to the XP machine. Can somebody please walk me through setting up the linux end of the connection? For some reason the ISDN modules are not on my linux machine (I think from previously attempting to get the modem working), so they need to be installed and is so, which ones/from where? I don't actually think that's a problem as I gather I need to configure up the LAN connection on the linux box - I have done this so that I can see shared folders on the XP box from the linux machine but no more than that.

thanks in advance...

Results of route print on the XP box (underscores just there to keep spacing reasonable):
Interface List
0x1 ........................... MS TCP Loopback interface
0x10003 ...00 0e a6 a2 32 af ...... VIA Compatable Fast Ethernet Adapter - Packe
t Scheduler Miniport
0x40004 ...00 53 45 00 00 00 ...... WAN (PPP/SLIP) Interface
Active Routes:
Network Destination ___Netmask_______Gateway__________Interface__________Metric _____255.255.255.255_127.0.0.1__________127.0.0.1_________50 _____255.255.255.255_159.134.181.238____159.134.181.238___1 50 ____192.168.0.1_______192.168.0.1______20 ________20 ________192.168.0.1_______ ___1
Default Gateway:
Persistent Routes:

Output of command ifconfig (printing contents of file produces garbled text):
eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:50:8D:4F:4F:D2
inet addr: Bcast: Mask:
inet6 addr: fe80::250:8dff:fe4f:4fd2/64 Scope:Link
RX packets:178 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
TX packets:167 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000
RX bytes:18310 (17.8 Kb) TX bytes:14854 (14.5 Kb)
Interrupt:11 Base address:0xa000

lo Link encap:Local Loopback
inet addr: Mask:
inet6 addr: ::1/128 Scope:Host
RX packets:1401 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
TX packets:1401 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
collisions:0 txqueuelen:0
RX bytes:1357232 (1.2 Mb) TX bytes:1357232 (1.2 Mb)