USB modem for firewall

Rasjid Wilcox rasjidw at
Fri Feb 7 21:29:51 EST 2003

On Fri, 7 Feb 2003 11:46 am, James McNeill wrote:
> gday everyone,
> I've got this guy who wants a linux firewall put in. I showed him round
> IPcop, and he was very impressed. only troubble is, he has an ADSL
> connection with a winmodem in sheep^w USB clothing. I have come across some
> Linux drivers for softmodems, but they are few and far between. is there
> any way around getting a new modem?
> IPcop has support for some alcatel USB modems, but this one's a Dynalink
> ALE070 (GlobeSpan chipset i think). Google has shaken her head doubtfully
> at me thus far.

You could try the Smoothwall GPL 2.0 (beta4) version.  It is 2.4 based, and 
probably has better USB modem support than the current IP Cop.

Rasjid Wilcox
Canberra, Australia (UTC +11 hrs)

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