John Lyons wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 06, 2006 at 03:34:34PM +0100, paul at clubi.ie wrote:
>>>>> So I want to set up a Linux or other opensource firewall at home.
>>>> You'd need to terminate the PPPoE session on the Linux box in some
>> way. Which means you need access to the 'router' to put it into
>> 'bridging' mode (where it just punts the PPPoE frames on to your
>> computer, rather than doing the PPPoE stuff).
>> There is no PPPoE in the Magnet network. It's just IP/ATM/Eth.
Thats not entirely true. It may be true in some cases, but for
example, customers of Leap / Netsource, who are now on the Magnet
network.... its not true!
> They give a dynamic public IP address to every device which you
> have connected to their 2wire device. If you want to run NAT
> (Why oh why?) then just stick a NAT device on the other end
> of the Magnet router, it will receive a public IP from Magnet
> and you can NAT to your hearts content.
Again.... the facts quoted there are not entirely true for all magnet cases.
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