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 From:  mtnbkr <waa dash m0n0wall at revpol dot com>
 To:  "Christopher M. Iarocci" <iarocci at eastendsc dot com>
 Cc:  Nick <sui underscore twc at adelaide dot on dot net>, Ardit Saliu <muhrem at mt dot net dot mk>, m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] How to set static ip for wan interface
 Date:  Sun, 04 Feb 2007 11:58:17 -0500
Christopher M. Iarocci wrote:
> Nick wrote:
>>> Hi
>>> I'm using m0n0 with PPPoE (ADSL)
>>> How can I set a static ip on wan interface ??
>> have you been provided with your static IP? are you sure you are to
>> use PPPoE?
>> (if using PPPoE, your static IP could be assigned by your provider
>> automatically)
> What Nick is trying to say is, PPPoE and Static IPs do not normally go
> together unless your ISP assigns the same IP each time you sign on.  In
> that case, you have a DHCP assigned Static IP and don't need to specify
> it.  Or, you have to specify it, and don't need to use PPPoE.  The 2nd
> way is how Verizon DSL does it.
> Chris

And the first way (DCHP assigned static IP with PPPoE login) is how
SNET/SBCGlobal does it. At least in he Northeast US.

Bill Arlofski
reverse Polarity