ISDN PPP for Dummies!

Iain M Weir email at
Tue Aug 29 15:24:38 BST 2000

On Tue, 29 Aug 2000 11:38:00 +0100, you wrote:

>Firstly, which PCI ISDN cards do people recommend and where can they be
>sourced from?

ELSA 1000pro PCI. Don't know about this one=20
AVM Fritz!Card PCI  (this is sold as the BT speedway in the uk) from
BT. insight, dabs etc

>Secondly, is there an idiots guide to setting up a FreeBSD box to be an =
>router out over ISDN?  Basically, do I have to have IPFW and NAT setup, =
>so how difficult is it? Then how to I setup PPP to route out to the =
>(ppp.conf looks pretty straight forward) but I am conscious of the fact =
>I don't want the system to raise the line at every verse end with no =

Setting up the card as per the care and feeding of i4b using sppp, and
nat/firewall as per
is easy and works well for me. However if you want multilink you need
userland ppp which is still giving me one or two problems.

Hope that helps ,

Cheers iain.

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