[ILUG] DSL modems and linux.
ewan at skynet.ie
Mon Nov 13 11:04:40 GMT 2006
How often do you have to reboot your modem?
My Zyxel runs a telnetd, I've never had to use it though, I think I've
powercycled my modem once since Feb..
Ewan Oughton B.Sc. Comp Sys
DB / AnonFTP / Orac Root Admin SkyNet
On Mon, 13 Nov 2006, Tom Byrne wrote:
> On 11/13/06, Ewan Oughton <ewan at skynet.ie> wrote:
>> You can use a blackbox DSL modem, and get it to forward the raw PPP frames
>> to your linux box, and terminate the connection there. The Zyxel box I got
>> from Esat/BT allows this, I just haven't bothered doing it.
> Problem with that solution is that I can't dial in and reboot the
> modem, not without some funky apc masterswitch gear, or hardware
> hacking the modem powerswitch to a com / parallel port controlled
> relay. I'd really like to go the modem route.
> Just found this modem card from Sangoma... anyone come across this before?
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