On Tue 23 Mar 2004 08:26, Dermot McGahon wrote:
> 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
> -> Configure
> -> Advanced
> -> 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.
I will have to sort out a static ip myself then as the router is getting its
ip via dhcp at the moment.
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