[ILUG] DSL modems and linux.
all.stocked.up.on.viagra.thanks at gmail.com
Mon Nov 13 09:47:06 GMT 2006
I was reading on another list about DSL router recommendations, and
there was a consensus that it was a good idea to use a DSL modem from
a supported OS platform, and what better platform for the job than
I was researching what linux supported DSL modems are available, and
conexant seems to be the popular choice. There is a binary driver for
2.4 and 2.6 kernels, but only for 32bit linux. The guide I'm using is
The guide seems to talk about requiring ATM support, and PPP over ATM.
Does anyone here know if this is applicable to the Irish/Eircom setup
of PPPoE? or is that a PPPoA specific requirement?
Does anyone else know of alternate chipset DSL modem cards that are
available in Ireland, I'd really like not to be a stuck in the mud and
run 32 bit linux on a 64 bit machine.
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