[CALUG] modems for Linux
strredwolf at gmail.com
Sat Aug 19 09:49:22 CDT 2006
On 8/18/06, Abraham Bloom <abrahambloom at verizon.net> wrote:
> I got my FIOS a while ago and I have a different story to tell.
> I had comcast cable connected to a linux firewall eth0 with the eth1
> card connected to my internal hub. Worked great with dhcp from comcast.
> Now with FIOS - you have PPPOE. I get the 15 up and 2 down, real
> sweet. The router that they provide is 'special', I tried to replace
> it and my firewall with numerous different router/firewall
> appliances. Bottom line, none of them gave me the speed of the silly
> DLimk. Reason is the, according to verizon tech support, the DLink
> that they supply (nothing off the shelf) has special code burned
> into it that gives it that speed. So I hook the fios to the
> DLink, my firewall eth0 to the DLink and the eth1 to the multiport
> hub. Everything works well and good speed.
> Hope this helps. If anyone knows anything different I am open to
> trying something else.
Strange. Verizon's switching over to DHCP. I have a Linksys router
connected to it right now going DHCP and it's getting great speeds
Kelly "STrRedWolf" Price
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