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FullEraser 21st December 2005 18:02

Debian sarge howto adsl configuration
 
How can i install debian folowing the howto for debian sarge, with a speedtouch adsl modem (510), that neds a username and a password to conect to internet???

falko 21st December 2005 19:19

Don't you have a router? Normally you would give your router the username and password, and it would then use the modem to connect to the internet...

FullEraser 21st December 2005 19:22

Nop
 
I dont have a router, just a adsl modem. DO i have to buy a router or is another way of doing it????:eek:

till 21st December 2005 20:24

You can run a pc as router and server. This is not covered in the howto and requires some additional software and configuration. But it is uncommon and not really secure if you dont know exactly what you are doing.

falko 21st December 2005 22:44

I found these links that can help you to build your own Debian router:

http://www.cyberdogtech.com/firewalls/
http://users.skynet.be/langewouters/...ling_drgw.html
http://gate-bunker.p6.msu.ru/~berk/router.html

But it will be easier to use something like IPCop ( http://www.ipcop.org/ ) as a router. This distribution is specifically designed to act as a router.


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