FreeBSD as a DSL modem?
Conrad J. Sabatier
conrads at cox.net
Wed Dec 22 18:33:05 PST 2004
On Wed, 22 Dec 2004 20:17:36 -0600, Lane <lane at joeandlane.com> wrote:
> Hello Beastie!
> If I hadn't told you lately, I LOVE YOU!
> Here's my question: Is it possible to configure FreeBSD (5.3) to ACT
> as a DSL modem?
> I use an Efficient Networks SpeedStream 5360, using PPoE. But I've
> had to replace the modem more than once. Currently everything is
> working nicely, but I'm anxious about the next failure.
> What I'd like to do is setup a PC to act as router, firewall, AND dsl
> intermediary so that I can put my working DSL modem on the shelf for
> Any pointers are appreciated.
Are you saying you want FreeBSD to *emulate* a DSL modem, without the
I don't think that's currently possible. But I could be wrong.
> P.S. I built a website recently for a good paying client. They loved
> the website, but requested that I remove the "beastie" daemon (Powered
> by FreeBSD) because they thought the image might be offensive to their
> christian clients.
> I refused, of course.
> I love christians, but I just can't cotton to fools!
Good for you! :-)
Conrad J. Sabatier <conrads at cox.net> -- "In Unix veritas"
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