[PLUG] Broadband (Iqara/YOU) on OpenSuse 10.1 HOWTO

श्रीधर नारायण श्रीधर नारायण
Wed Dec 6 21:06:10 PST 2006


On Thursday 07 December 2006 10:16, Aditya Laghate wrote:
> > I have two machines too and my ISP offers pppoe. I am advised to get a
> > router which can do pppoe and I can be on DHCP behind the router. May be
> > that could be an option..
>
> Yes, having a router can save you lot of trouble of setting up a proxy
> / firewall tweaking, etc.
>
> But for a true enthusiast, I shall suggest, play around with the
> firewall/proxy and if required a DHCP server to get both the machines
> on the net.

It is not as much about having built in firewall/proxy as it is about putting 
any machine on the net without bringing up another. Don't want to bring up 
two machines in the bedroom when I can take out the laptop out in the 
hall.. ;)

 Shridhar



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