From: Karl Jeacle (karl at domain jeacle.ie)
Date: Fri 07 Jun 2002 - 21:19:08 IST
On Fri 07 Jun 02, 21:09:06 +0100, Brian O'Donoghue wrote:
> Right when I take the Alcatel ADSL modem out of it's box and connect one nic
> to one of it's RJ45 out ports and connect the RJ11 to the data port of the
> adsl wall jack, bring up the web configuration interface, which protocol
> should I use to connect to eircom?
If it's an Alcatel SpeedTouch Home, there should be no configuration
(well, I'm assuming it's got a default eircom friendly config in
nvram if you bought it from eircom). The reason there should be no
config is because it's just an ethernet->atm/dsl bridge.
You need to run PPPoE on your Linux box. Then install natd/ipfw etc.
That's where all the configuration takes place.
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