[oclug] Adding a router.
Brian's Linux Box
b_mckee at myrealbox.com
Mon Apr 26 15:06:23 EDT 2004
On Monday, April 26, 2004, at 02:56 PM, Mike Kenzie wrote:
> I picked up a Linksys router on the weekend (Etherfast Cable/DSL Router
> My main machine that was configured to make the connection on it's own
> using PPPOE.
> Can I use my own firewall in addition to the one provided by Linksys?
> If the router is running PPPOE do I need it on my machines connected
> to it
> as well ?
No - The router will negotiate with Bell.
Just set the machines hooked into the router to use DHCP and not PPPOE
and it should work fine. You could also assign IP#'s manually to those
machines in a range used by the router if you preferred.
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