On Mon, 22 Mar 2004 19:46:08 +0000, Glen Gray <glen at lincor.com> wrote:
> The netopia has an option to go into bridging mode. I THINK this
> basically turns it into a DSL modem that you can do PPPoE on, and so
> should make your smoothwall firewall work as expected.
$ lynx 192.168.1.254
-> Ethernet Bridge
-> Enable Bridging on Port [x]
As Glen says, this should be what you need, and can then run
PPPoE from the Smoothwall box. You will need a static IP as in
bridging mode the router is no longer a router, and is not
allocated an IP address from Eircom.
If you have success could you report back please and let me know
what was involved in setting up PPPoE and any gotchas, as I will
need to do this at some stage next week. We are waiting on a
static IP at the moment.
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