[email]luciano_zzlibero.it[/email] wrote in message news:<3F376960.8E89789Alibero.it>...
> Hi,
>
> I have two computer with Slackware 9.0
> 1 mobile computer
> 1 desktop
> 1 ethernet card (8139 ....)
> 1 pcmcia ethernet card
> 1 crossover cable
>
> I tried to connect the machines together ,
> but I got either
> ---> no route to host
> ---> network is unreachable
>
> I was indeed able to ping between the machine
>
> Any idea ?
> Luciano

Take a quick look at some of the HOWTO's available here:

[url]http://www.tldp.org[/url]