[CentOS] Networking question

Wed Sep 7 18:57:34 UTC 2011
m.roth at 5-cent.us <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

tdukes at sc.rr.com wrote:
> ---- "David G. Miller" <dave at davenjudy.org> wrote:
>>  <tdukes at ...> writes:
>> >
>> > Is it possible to use a mobile hot spot such as the one from Verizon
>> > to run a home network? Is there a way to do
>> > this without having to buy wireless cards? I was thinking maybe I
> After checking with Verizon on their mobile Hotspot plans, it isn't
> feasible. However, I can do it through my unlimited data plan for my
> iPhone. 3G is faster than the Road Runner service I have.
> If I use the IPhone, I can use a USB connection. My centos machine acts as
> my firewall/gateway on my wired network so the question now is, if I use
> the USB connection to my centos machine will that bypass the firewall?

Why go through all these contortions? Why not get a wired (or FIOS) drop
in your house, and get *much* larger bandwidth (and more secure)? Most of
the cable modems or DSL modems they give you these days have wireless, as

         mark, about to do some CAT-5 wiring in my house