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 From:  Chet Harvey <chet at pittech dot com>
 To:  Kirk Lane <ayocee at gmail dot com>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Zoom 5001 PCI Cable modem in a m0n0wall?
 Date:  Tue, 13 Jul 2004 09:35:57 -0400
Does m0n0wall see it in dmesg? If so did you configure it using the console?



Quoting Kirk Lane <ayocee at gmail dot com>:

> I've been using (and LOVING) my Pentium 133 m0n0wall box for probably
> close to a month now.   Easily the best router setup I've ever had. :)
> 
> Anyway, it's currently connected with an old PCI D-Link 10mb card
> (that has a BNC connector on it too!) to my mom's Motorola SB4200 on
> the WAN side, and a PCI 10/100 card on the LAN side, I think a Realtek
> 8129-type setup.  Works beautifully.
> 
> Since I'm moving back out soon, and taking the m0n0wall with me
> (leaving my mom with the Microsoft MN-100 router I was using
> before...it's decent so long as you're not using BitTorrent) I of
> course had to pick up another cable modem.
> 
> Browsing around eBay, I noticed something that looked to be a Zoom
> 5001 PCI cable modem - it certainly matched more than a cursory visual
> inspection, and upon receiving it, it does appear to be one, just sans
> the Zoom branding anywhere on the PCB.
> 
> The Zoom 5001 - as well as this "Xcross" - both utilize the Conexant
> RS7112 chip on the PCI side of things.  According to the hardware
> page, the dc driver (link:
> http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/man.cgi?query=dc&sektion=4&manpath=FreeBSD+4.9-
RELEASE
> ) supports this chipset.  So I figure I'm good to go, right?
> 
> Wrong.  Swapping it out for the D-Link suddenly leaves me with just
> one interface in m0n0wall, fxp0 - my LAN.  ed0, my WAN card,
> disappears, but nothing takes its place.
> 
> Is dc disabled by default?  Or is this card just somehow not supported by
> it?
> 
> Short version: PCI Cable modem with Conexant RS7112 chip won't work in
> m0n0wall, help!
> 
> Thanks. :)
> 
> Kirk Lane
> ayocee at gmail dot com
> 
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