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DSL HOWTO for Linux

Hal Burgiss

     hal@foobox.net
    

Original Author: David Fannin

Edited by

Greg LeBlanc

v1.71, 2002-07-21

Revision History
Revision v1.712002-07-21Revised by: hb
Add another supported modem only.
Revision v1.72002-07-14Revised by: hb
More small updates.
Revision v1.62002-05-23Revised by: hb
Various small updates.
Revision v0.921999-04-10Revised by: df
First release (ADSL mini HOWTO).

Table of Contents
1. Introduction
1.1. Document Structure and Reading Guidelines
1.2. What's New
1.3. Copyright
1.4. Credits
1.5. Disclaimer
1.6. Feedback
1.7. Conventions, Usage and Terminology
2. Installation
2.1. Pre-Installation
2.2. Installation Options -- Self Install or Not
2.3. Wiring/Installation Options
2.4. Self Install - Wiring
2.5. Wire the Splitter
2.6. Wire the DSL Jack
2.7. Installing Microfilters
2.8. Installing an Ethernet Modem
2.9. Installing a USB Modem
3. Configuring Linux
3.1. Bridged vs PPPoX Networks
3.2. Configuring the WAN Interface
3.3. Connect
4. Securing Your Connection
4.1. Security Quick-start
5. Performance Tuning and Troubleshooting
5.1. Tuning
5.2. Installation Problems
5.3. Sync Problems
5.4. Network and Throughput Problems
5.5. Measuring Throughput
6. Appendix: DSL Overview
6.1. The DSL Family
6.2. The DSLAM
6.3. DSL Modems
6.4. The ISP Connection
6.5. Availability
6.6. Choosing Providers
7. Appendix: FAQ
8. Appendix: Miscellaneous
8.1. Links
8.2. Glossary
8.3. Other Consumer Class High Speed Services
8.4. Compatible Modems
8.5. Setting up Linux as a Router
9. Appendix: The Alcatel SpeedTouch USB ADSL Modem