DSL modem recommendation

Ted Mittelstaedt tedm at toybox.placo.com
Wed Feb 23 09:22:30 GMT 2005

What is your DSL provider, what telephone company are they using?
Are you running bridged or ppp mode DSL?

DSL modems all use proprietary implementations of the DMT protocol,
while many will interoperate with different DSL providers and
DSLAMS, not all will.


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> [mailto:owner-freebsd-questions at freebsd.org]On Behalf Of markzero
> Sent: Tuesday, February 22, 2005 5:32 PM
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> Subject: DSL modem recommendation
> Hello,
> Could anybody recommend a good, solid DSL modem that is
> supported nicely
> by FreeBSD? An internal modem would be preferred but I would consider
> otherwise. My main requirements are stability and a lack of any kind of
> external management (I want my box to be solely in control, not a
> proprietary web or telnet interface).
> I have suffered for far too long with an awful DSL router/firewall that
> goes down at the slightest provocation and offers no real
> authentication!
> Cheers,
> Mark
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