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 From:  Fred Weston <fred dot weston at daytonawan dot com>
 To:  jago25 underscore 98 at catholic dot org
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Adding Speedtouch USB support
 Date:  Fri, 30 Apr 2004 16:23:56 -0400
You may be able to get away using a FreeBSD equivalent of Knoppix to do 
your compiling, if such a thing exists.  Just my .02.

Jago Pearce wrote:

> Just trying to get a handle on how hard this is going to be before I 
> start.
> (I fancy m0n0wall; looks good (especially the bandwidth shaping) and a 
> nice way to get BSD into the LAN)
> I'm using:
> - 64mb CF; plenty of space
> - p133; silent
> - 100m/bit
> - Alcatel Speedtouch USB ADSL modem; actually not much point in buying 
> a proper modem, this one seems to work well given a dedicated router 
> and enough power
> - NO other FreeBSD install on the LAN anywhere; problematic for kernel 
> recompile?
> Can I recompile a new BSD "kernel" (correct terminology i guess since 
> Windows uses this word), without running BSD? I take it I need to add 
> USB and ugen? What are the present kernel options?
> (http://www.xsproject.org/speedtouch/)
> Then I have to do scripts I guess.
> The other reason for this email is just to draw attention to USB modems.
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Fred Weston
DaytonaWAN Networks, Inc.