On Thu, September 15, 2016 11:52 am, Henning Follmann wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 15, 2016 at 10:01:10AM -0500, rlhar...@oplink.net wrote:
>> Is it possible to use the ethernet port of a laptop to feed a printer
>> while the laptop is connected to the Internet via a usb-tethered
>> verizon/netgear airpack 791L?
>> Network manager appears unable to find the printer.
> I guess that should be possible. However this could be tricky.
> Usually the verizon devices put you into 192.168.1.0/24 network. This is
> also the network most home routers put you in. It might be possible that
> those two network collide. Most likely you also get your network settings
> via dhcp. Here also the two different network collide. Most likely the
> later connection will overwrite the first and screw things up. I would
> recommend setting up one network manually making sure that they have non
> colliding networks.
Thanks, Henning. The solution I used was:
- configure the printer for ip address 192.168.3.201
with gateway 192.168.3.1
- add connection 192.168.3.1 in network manager
- plug the ethernet cable from the printer into the laptop ethernet port