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 From:  Kirk Lane <ayocee at gmail dot com>
 To:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Zoom 5001 PCI Cable modem in a m0n0wall?
 Date:  Tue, 13 Jul 2004 08:50:14 -0700
Pardon my lack of knowledge...but what's dmesg? :)  And how do I view
/ run it in m0n0wall?

(whoops, didn't realize the reply button only goes to the original poster...)
Kirk Lane
ayocee at gmail dot com

On Tue, 13 Jul 2004 08:48:43 -0700, Kirk Lane <ayocee at gmail dot com> wrote:
> Pardon my lack of knowledge...but what's dmesg? :)  And how do I view
> / run it in m0n0wall?
> 
> Kirk Lane
> ayocee at gmail dot com
> 
> 
> 
> On Tue, 13 Jul 2004 09:35:57 -0400, Chet Harvey <chet at pittech dot com> wrote:
> > 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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> >
> > --
> > Chet Harvey
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