derek at huskisson.free-online.co.uk
Mon Dec 1 23:57:56 GMT 2003
On Mon, 2003-12-01 at 22:18, Geoff Bagley wrote:
> I have "btopenworld", together with the BT Voyager 100
> modem (which they supplied). I understand that it is NOT
> Linux friendly.
There's a guide here from someone who's set up a Voyager -- I suppose
it's a 100.
> I have also bought an eTEC ADSL Modem/Router with
> 4 ethernet ports and USB. I have read that this unit may
> not be a good choice for Linux.
Don't know about this one, but if its got 4 ethernet ports then perhaps
you can connect your PC to one of these and set it up that way.
10.0.0.2 would be a good guess at an address to use.
> The favoured one seems to be the Alcatel one that looks like
> a green flat fish !
This one works well. There's easy-peasy packages in Gentoo and
Mandrake, and when I used Debian (about a year ago) it was a bit tedious
to set up, but it worked. There's probably a deb package for it now.
But if you've already got 2 ADSL modems then that's enough for one
Derek Huskisson <derek at huskisson.free-online.co.uk>
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