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Re: [SLUG] WinPoET / PPoE and DSL advice
- To: Nick Kamenyitzky <nick@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [SLUG] WinPoET / PPoE and DSL advice
- From: Anthony Wood <woody@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Fri, 9 May 2003 10:42:25 +1000
- Cc: slug@xxxxxxxxxxx
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On Fri, May 09, 2003 at 12:16:52AM +1000, Nick Kamenyitzky wrote:
> Rev Simon Rumble wrote:
> >The modem should do this internally.
> >Perhaps you should use a more Linux-friendly provider?
> I'm sorry but this isn't the case. Only DSL modems that are routers
> aswell do this internally. If you just have a standard ethernet modem
> then you will have to run some sort of pppoe over it (whether it is an
> actual pc or a separate hardware router, doesn't matter) to connect to
> telstra's DSL network.
Actually TPG run in "bridged mode" which means you treat your ADSL
modem as a port on a (slow) hub. No PPPoE required.