[TriLUG] help setting up Nextel BPL modem under Linux
Joseph Mack NA3T
jmack at wm7d.net
Thu Jul 8 14:46:12 EDT 2004
On Thu, 8 Jul 2004, Aaron S. Joyner wrote:
> Well, I don't have any red roses, or lapels for that matter, but I can
> hop if you like. :)
I'll hop too. That should do it.
> In the interest of full disclosure, I haven't
> setup my Nextel connection under Linux directly - what I have is a
> 802.11b access point in my car, which is directly connected to the modem
> via Ethernet. The AP leases a private address via DHCP and shared that
> via NAT over the 802.11b.
sounds like dhcp is all that's required :-(
> I then use what ever I please (usually my Palm Tungsten C) for wireless
> Internet access, any where near my car (which is usually near my
> We can certainly hook up your modem to my laptop and experiment with
> routing - I'm running OS X on a PowerBook and we can take a close look
> at the routing tables to figure out how things should be.
> If we really
> want to test it out on Linux, there's never a shortage of Linux
> notebooks at the TriLUG meeting - I'm sure we can coax someone into
> trying out Nextel Broadband. :)
of course. great idea
Joseph Mack NA3T EME(B,D), FM05lw North Carolina
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