Projects, notes, etc by Will O’Brien


Month: July, 2008

DSL is much happier now

31 July, 2008 (15:25) | Uncategorized |

I finally called the telco about my DSL issues. Monday morning I had a tech on my doorstep. (surprising!) He got rid of the ‘half ringer’ that was on the box outside my house and redid the jack inside just to be sure. Then he ended up replacing the modem as well. Once the new [...]

DSL without running pppoe… sorta

25 July, 2008 (00:22) | Projects |

Just a quick note that it is possible to set up a basic westell dsl modem to take care of the PPPoE side of things and still act like a bridge. I use it like this to allow me to simply run DHCP on my firewall and get the outside IP address instead of the [...]

Stepping away from Hack-A-Day

22 July, 2008 (15:48) | News | 2 comments

I’ve been thinking about this for quite a while. After writing daily for Hack-A-Day for well over a year, it’s time for me to step back. While I’ve got loads of projects that I want to work on, I just haven’t had the time. I will certainly continue to write a how-to now an then [...]