On Mon, 2 Jul 2007 14:33:50 +1000 Norberto Meijome <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> :) i figured...but i asked just in the crazy chance that PPoE meant u > could use any Ethernet capable device (like a NIC) to connect to DSL. > Oh well, it'd been cool if true :D > If I were you I'd go with your original plan of putting your router into bridged mode, but I'd also try what I suggested about using the normal ethernet interface to access the other lan ports. That avoids the use of a second NIC and allows the use of the router's other ports. It has the additional advantage that you can put the router back into NAT mode, which can be useful for troubleshooting networking problems or if your FreeBSD machine has a fault. It's also useful if you want to boot a live-cd with internet access. The router will also allow you to switch to PPPoA, which makes it easy to deal with support if your ISP uses it as its official means of connection. _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"