Qworst DSL Modem

Corey Edwards tensai at zmonkey.org
Tue Jan 2 12:57:48 MST 2007


On Tue, 2007-01-02 at 11:54 -0700, Michael L Torrie wrote:
> > Long Term: A new DSL modem that will allow for more computers, or any 
> > alternate solution with the same result.
> 
> Maybe I'm a little dense, but isn't this the situation that routers are
> meant to remedy?  The router can NAT as many machines as you'd like onto
> the one ip address the DSL modem provides.  In fact there are routers
> that combine the DSL modem with the router stuff.

You've read it right. It's a router that refuses to route for more than
one IP address. The logic underlying that decision completely escapes
me. Perhaps it's because it's so clean, perfectly uncontaminated by
cheese.

Corey





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