[TriLUG] westell usb modem drivers for linux
chipper at us.ibm.com
Mon Apr 18 14:57:28 EDT 2005
Is there anyway to turn off the Nat translation in the westell modem and simply make it a passthru bridge?
Right now I have two nat translators, my Westell modem and my linksys router. I would really like my
my Westell modem to just pass though.
Aaron S. Joyner wrote:
> Ralph Blach wrote:
>> I have a westell DSL modem which has an ethernet and a usb interface.
>> Are there Linux drivers for the USB interface to westell modem?
> I find this to be extremely unlikely; I have never heard of USB drivers
> for any DSL modem. More importantly, it's bad for your soul. USB DSL
> modems are notoriously finikey and unreliable. The Westel is actually a
> quite nice modem, I'd strongly recommend use of the Ethernet interface
> unless there is some truly compelling reason otherwise (and I can't
> think of one).
> Aaron S. Joyner
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