[wellylug] OpenWRT in NZ?

Callum Grant callum.el.grant at gmail.com
Sat Nov 8 16:24:32 NZDT 2008


There are at least 2 other settings that you will have to change that orcon
will give you, one of the settings is vcmux and I can't remember what the
other is, they should be together in the settings. I had a similar problem
when I set up a new non-NZ router recently

On Sat, Nov 8, 2008 at 5:22 PM, Phillip Hutchings <sitharus at sitharus.com>wrote:

>
> On 8/11/2008, at 16:17, John Fouhy wrote:
>
> > Hi all,
> >
> > Has anyone successfully used OpenWRT or DDWrt with a New Zealand DSL
> > connection? (my ISP is Orcon, but I suspect they're all the same)
> >
> > It doesn't seem to like PPPoA, which is what I apparently need.
> > Anyone here had any success?
>
>
> Many people use it, I use OpenWRT. The trick is to set up your DSL
> modem in half bridge mode, or IP address forwarding mode. This means
> your DSL modem is a bit smarter than a media converter - it handles
> the PPP connection - but does not do any IP level management.
>
> How to do it depends on your DSL modem, so check the documentation for
> that.
> --
> Phillip Hutchings
> sitharus at sitharus.com
>
>
>
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