Just recently I added a cable modem service to my home office. I
already have DSL. The cable modem was added for a specific purpose, to
do some streaming media, that requires extra outbound bandwidth. If I
tried to do it over my DSL I'd need to shut down all my other IP
applications, including my phones.
I know that m0n0wall does not support dual WAN. Each service comes into
its own m0n0wall on a Net4801. I've assigned them to different subnets.
The main SOHO LAN being 192.168.1.x and the cable modem being
At this point the two don't ever meet. It seems silly to have the cable
modem essentially unused most of the time. Is there any way that I can
bridge the two networks so that the cable modems bandwidth can be used
for general purposes when I don't need it specifically for the
I would hope that I might cross connect them in some manner to give me
more bandwidth all the time, and failover should there be a problem
with one provider.
sip:mjgraves at pixelpower dot onsip dot com