iburst (was Re: [clug] public wireless)

Geoff Smith gsmith at syntreo.com
Tue Mar 1 03:18:38 GMT 2005

So you have the WRT54G & modem fixed in the car? 

How have you found coverage around the city?



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Sent: Tuesday, 1 March 2005 1:39 PM
To: Kim Holburn
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Subject: Re: iburst (was Re: [clug] public wireless)

Kim Holburn wrote:
> Anyone used iburst?  Does it work with linux?
Yes and yes (to the router model) (I have one in my car).
It provides a PPPOE interface. I have my Linksys WRT54G set up to do the
PPPOE thing to the iBurst modem and all is sweet.
I suspect that native (non-Linksys) Linux will PPPOE to it just as well.

There are drivers for the USB interface for Linux on the installation CD.

Haven't tried with the PC-Card version of the iBurst modem.
Didn't see any Linux drivers for it (but then, I didn't look to hard


Bob Edwards.

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