Well, if you should opt for a USB modem, specifically the Alcatel Speedtouch modem, there is one ready on the ports: net/pppoa. The driver just had a recent upgrade so you may want to cvsup your net ports first.
Everything is at http://speedtouch.sourceforge.net . I have mine setup like this and it works just great minus the wireless part, but that part is internal. > Hello. I never touched ADSL before, now I booked an ADSL phone line. > > I have a small LAN, the server (FreeBSD 4.9 STABLE) is there as > 192.168.0.1, providing services like NFS and it is a DHCP server. It > also need to act as NAT for 802.11 notebooks in the room. I heard people > say there are basically two types of ADSL modems. The either net modem > act as a gateway for the LAN, and is more expansive; The PCI ADSL modem > is cheaper, fitting one computer only, you need to configure NAT and so > like on that computer for the LAN. > > I don't want to use the ethernet one, because I already have a > standalone server, and I'm quite faimiliar with FreeBSD NAT & DHCP & > router configuration, but configuring ethernet ADSL modem is new to me. > I still need the server to connect wireless computers in the LAN, which > ethernet ADSL modem cannot do it directly. So I think I need a PCI ADSL > modem. > > The problem is, I wish to buy a FreeBSD compatible PCI ADSL modem, but > looking into the hardware note > (http://www.freebsd.org/releases/5.1R/hardware-i386.html) I didn't find > any ADSL PCI card. Do FreeBSD support any PCI ADSL Card? > > _______________________________________________ > [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" > > _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"