|James Kelly on 17 Sep 2004 14:48:03 -0000|
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Doug Crompton wrote: ~ > I believe that Verizon (only) DSL is now available at my location. I have | 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 offerings. -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.2.3 (GNU/Linux) Comment: Using GnuPG with Thunderbird - http://enigmail.mozdev.org
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