> -----Original Message-----
> From: ext Scott Moreton [mailto:smoreton at clara dot co dot uk]
> Sent: 03 June, 2004 03:32
> Im just wondering if m0n0wall actually supports dialup
> interfaces such as ISDN cards and modems etc.. as I am
> currently trying to set it up with just an ISDN connection
> (to get the hang of things) until I get my DSL installed.
unfortunately not, as it stands.
m0n0wall is an Ethernet firewall, and as such it requires at least TWO Ethernet interfaces that is
has drivers for (check the FreeBSD site under 4.9 hardware for a list)
You will possibly face a similar thing when you get your DSL installed.
If you are not getting the ADSL "modem" from your ISP (which usually means a USB one), you need to
buy a device to convert the ADSL to Ethernet
http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/ProductInfo.asp?WebProductID=89400 is one.
A suggestion for a workaround/solution, would be to setup the current PC using Linux/FreeBSD/OpenBSD
to work as a bridge.
Google on "ISDN Ethernet bridge " and add in one of the OS's to the search
This means you would need another PC to act as the m0n0wall.
bad ASCII art
------ +---Bridge--+ +---m0n0---+ +---+
|INet|--|ISDN eth|--|eth eth|--|Hub|--your LAN
------ |card card| |card card| +---+