[clug] adsl with pppoa and linux

Jim Watson jim at amarooas.com.au
Thu Oct 14 04:28:51 GMT 2004

On Sun, Oct 03, 2004 at 01:48:55PM +1000, jim wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 02, 2004 at 09:31:19PM -0500, Patrick Cole wrote:
> > > 
> > > In your second "proposed" configuration, if the "modem" is a marconi device
> > > performing PPP <-> ATM bridging, then you would be connecting the modem to the
> > > linux box and using PPP over Ethernet, which is just standard pppd.  If the
> > > Oops. That was meant to read "Ethernet <-> ATM" bridging.
> Patrick, thanks.  I will report results in about a week.

i got an adsl modem by belkin because it mentions linux on the box.
The modem does everything, it has a web based configure tool and firewall is
built-in, also a dhcp server. the username and passord are handled in the
modem. ethernet goes from the modem into a hub and it works fine.

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