Thanks for the answers everyone. I think I may have worded my question
Basically my concern is over the setup software provided by Eircom. On their
site they stipulate only Win / Mac machines will work with their router.
Am I incorrect in saying that I should still have no prblem setting up the
router on a Linux firewall (e.g IPCop) as long as I have the connection
settings to Ericom ?
The only question is whether they are also initialising somethinig in the
router with the setup CD. I mean why only Win /Mac??
Thanks again and apologies for the confusing post
----- Original Message -----
From: "Michael Thompson" <michaelnt at gmail.com>
To: "Gianni Ponzi" <g.ponzi at epa.ie>
Cc: <ilug at linux.ie>
Sent: Wednesday, October 13, 2004 10:56 AM
Subject: Re: [ILUG] Eircom + Firewall
> On Wed, 13 Oct 2004 09:59:00 +0100, Gianni Ponzi <g.ponzi at epa.ie> wrote:
> > Has anyone setup a firewall with Eircom broadband ?
>> Shorewall is a good program for setting up firewalls on Linux. If you
> have an ADSL modem with a ethernet port then you can simply add
> another network card to a Linux box and set it up as a firewall.
>> Your choice of ADSL provider isn't going to affect this much beyond
> the ADSL modem they may supply you with.
>> For a discussion on various ADSL modems/routers see
> Irish Linux Users' Group
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