Alcatel Speedtouch PC ADSL Modem

Bsderss snort_sam at yahoo.com
Mon Aug 15 13:17:40 GMT 2005



--- Abu Khaled <khaled.abu at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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
> 
Hi how this can be used to handle DSL modem card with
phone line?

Thanks
Sam

> -- 
> Regards.
> Abu Khaled
> _______________________________________________
> 


		
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