James Kelly on 17 Sep 2004 14:48:03 -0000

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Re: [PLUG] Verizon DSL

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Doug Crompton wrote:
~ > I believe that Verizon (only) DSL is now available at my location. I
| been using a 24/7 dialup here for years. If I want it, it looks like I
| will have to spring for the business flavor with static IP. That is
| $79/month. A real rip-off considering the $29/month for residential dyn.
| IP.

Generally if they don't offer the lower level of service it is because
you are too far away from the CO to get it.

| I saw talk of PPOE etc. on the list. I am assuming that my Linux server
| attached to a DSL modem via ethernet does not know nor care what is out
| there on the other end of the ethernet (the modem - ppoe or whatever) and
| just default routes to it. I would use linux (as I currently do) to serve
| a local 192.168.x.x network.

So you want to use linux as your router?  If you are using a DSL
connection which uses PPPOE you will have to set it up on your router.
Google for Linux embedded appliance firewall (LEAF), they have some cool
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