Alcatel Speedtouch PC ADSL Modem

Abu Khaled khaled.abu at gmail.com
Sun Aug 14 14:42:58 GMT 2005


On 8/14/05, Bsderss <snort_sam at yahoo.com> wrote:
> 
> 
> --- Vladimir Botka <vlado at botka.homeunix.org> wrote:
> 
> > Hi,
> > I am running Speedtouch 510i, which is defacto
> > router with some small unix
> > system inside. You can login with telnet and
> > configure it from command
> > line or use the web interface or load the
> > configuration file. I dont
> > think that USB and pppoa is here the best choice.
> > You just connect the
> > Speedtouch to the ADSL and use the Speedtouch
> > ethernet to connect it to
> > your LAN. Cheers, Vladimir.
> >
> Hi, thanks for the suggestion. Is this a normal DSL
> Modem with an ethernet at its back connect to your
> desktop or an router? How much did you pay for it? If
> it is cheap enuf, I think it is worth to get it as a
> standalone DSL  modem.
> 
> The reason I want to install freebsd in one of these
> DSL modem is because here in Australia ISPs do not
> lease out their DSL modem to end user. User will end
> up purchase expensive crapy DSL Modem (eg. Netgear)
> from computer shop.
> 
> As I have a freebsd gateway used to dail-up pppoe thru
> an external DSL modem when I was in another country, I
> want to reconfigure this freebsd router to make it
> able to handle DSL modem communication. But I need to
> purchase a DSL modem card for it. If an external DSL
> modem like Speedtouch is cheap enuf and provide stable
> system enviornment in the DSL Bridge mode, I would
> like to purchase one as an external DSL modem.
> 
> On the other hand, if you know how to configure
> freebsd with a DSL Modem card in freebsd, please let
> me know how to do that. And if you also know where to
> purchase a barebone DSL Modem (without a system) for
> development  purpose (eg. Speedtouch), please also let
> me know.
> 
> Thanks
> Sam
> 
> > On Sat, 13 Aug 2005, Bsderss wrote:
> >
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > I want to purchase a USB Alcatel Speedtouch PC
> > ADSL
> > > Modem and connection freebsd to it. There is a pkg
> > in
> > > the Ports
> > > /usr/ports/net/pppoa written for the Alcatel
> > > Speedtouch. I wonder how to use this pkg with the
> > > Alcatel Speedtouch PC ADSL Modem. Correct me if I
> > m
> > > wrong, this modem does not have a system running
> > > itside, it is just an external device have a USB
> > port
> > > connect to the FreeBSD system. As I browsed thru
> > the
> > > Speedtouch website, I don't know which modem does
> > not
> > > have a system and allow me to do this setup.
> > >
> > > Can anyone please help?
> > >
> > > Thanks
> > > Sam
> > >
> > >
> > > 

Did you try to check the FreeBSD handbook
http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/ppp-and-slip.html
http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/pppoa.html

-- 
Regards.
Abu Khaled


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