Router recommendations for FreeBSD

Simon Dick simond at
Fri May 16 09:47:05 BST 2008

On Fri, 16 May 2008 01:14:14 +0100, "RW" <fbsd06 at>
> On Thu, 15 May 2008 12:51:52 +0100
> "Simon Dick" <simond at> wrote:
> > If you're happy with ADSL1 then Linksys ADSL2MUE works very nicely as
> > a PPPoE bridge, 
> I think it's worth pointing out that in the UK, bridged PPPoE is
> something that may work, or may not, depending on ISP. And even on an
> ISP where it works, it may go away without warning, or may not be
> supported if you need help with line problems. I once read a forum post
> where someone even claimed to have had his account terminated for using
> PPPoE.
> The reason that I choose the Draytek Modem is that it doesn't bridge
> PPPoE, but rather terminates PPPoA and connects it to a new PPPoE link
> across the Ethernet connection. You get all the advantages of PPPoE,
> but the modem just looks like a plain PPPoA device to the ISP.

True, I'd like a device like that, just not found one that can say it
works with Be's slightly unusual setup (there almost certainly are some
out there, but I don't have the money spare to get one and find it
doesn't work :)
Simon Dick
simond at

More information about the Ukfreebsd mailing list