verizon dsl connexn
kstewart at owt.com
Wed Apr 21 19:38:58 PDT 2004
On Wednesday 21 April 2004 07:04 pm, Mike Maltese wrote:
> > i have verizon dsl service using macronix nic. free bsd unleashed
> > book, man pages and install man dont say how to set this up. my
> > provider gives dns address automatically. linux rpppoe works fine.
> > does bsd have equivalent? i can boot into grub but get warning
> > about not being connected to bsd.... other than dsl internet
> > service i am not networked per se so network setup questions are
> > difficult to answer.
> As far as I know, Verizon uses DHCP to assign addresses, etc. You
> shouldn't need to fool with PPPoE.
> Take a look here:
It depends on the account and location. It is my understanding that most
of the Western USA just uses simple dhcp.
> If you're sure you have a PPPoE connection, this may be helpful:
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