[clug] modem/router

Joel Plane clug at korgsit.com
Tue Jan 4 02:23:34 GMT 2005

Thanks Neil.
Its all working now.

Joel Plane.

Neil Pickford wrote:

> Hello Joel
> I have one of these Web Excel Routers (without wireless) and it 
> handles this connection via Linux 2.2.16.
> When running PPPoE the 4 port router simply becomes a 1 port ADSL modem.
> Ethernet ports become PPPoE mode only once connected
> You have to disconnect to access the normal ethernet mode again.
> This is normal operation.
> Neil Pickford
> http://happy.emu.id.au/
> PS Has anyone else made HALF Bridge mode work with Linux.
> clug at korgsit.com wrote:
>> Not a Linux question but I need some quick answer and I thought this 
>> list would
>> be good for that.
>> Wireless ADSL modem/router. Web Excel, not sure of model number
>> inc. 4-port switch.
>> Ignore the wireless bit, I'm not concern that yet, just setting up 
>> ethernet.
>> When I log in to the web control and set the PPPoE settings the modem 
>> will
>> restart and connect to the net (as indicated by an LED), but when it is
>> connected the ethernet ports stop working - so the modem's connected 
>> to the net
>> but th PC can connect to the modem. When I switch the modem off the 
>> on after
>> remove the phone cable I can then acess the control panel again.
>> Does anyone know what might be happening here?
>> Thanks.
>> Joel Plane.
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