Mark Bojara mark at
Tue Apr 29 10:04:48 PDT 2003

Hi Tom,

Do you have any products you could advise for me on this?


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On Tue, 29 Apr 2003, Tom Samplonius wrote:

>On Tue, 29 Apr 2003, Mark Bojara wrote:
>> Hello All,
>> I heard its possible to hook up a ADSL line (RJ11) directly into a NIC and
>> it will operate with pppoed/ppp is this possible? Has anybody tried this?
>  An ethernet NIC will not work in this way.  However, you can purchase an
>internal ADSL modem, which looks like a NIC to the operating system, but
>has a phone line jack connector.
>  Beware of using a internal ADSL modem with FreeBSD.  Unless it
>impersonates one of the ethernet chipsets perfectly, it won't work.

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