[Wolves] broadband

Adam Sweet wolves at mailman.lug.org.uk
Thu Nov 7 18:21:01 2002

> As another point, to Adam, can you bridge an
> incoming USB connection to 
> ethernet with smoothwall. With plain old ethernet
> you can setup a bridge 
> (or firewall/bridge) without the actual machine
> having an ip address. 
> Can I do this with the PPPoATM that BT uses?? I'm
> fairly certain I can't 
> (with it not being ethernet<->ethernet but
> ethernet<->PPP) but it's 
> always worth asking.

I'm not sure I understand you correctly... To be
honest though, my expertise that I referred to, is
probably nowhere as detailed as the impression I gave,
I was being tongue-in-cheek ;)
I just meant that I can set up Smoothwall for basic
internet access for all machines on a local network,
despite the Alcatel USB modem and BTopenworld being
strictly single user (ie no Network Address
If that is what you meant then yes. Otherwise my Mr
Alcatel USB ADSL tag runs its course there. Don't ya
just hate it when you're caught blagging it? Ask Ron



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