Used DSL modems

Corey Edwards tensai at zmonkey.org
Wed Sep 5 22:02:25 MDT 2007


On Wed, 2007-09-05 at 19:59 -0600, Jonathan Duncan wrote:
> I had some old internal ones but finally got rid of them.  I am not  
> sure if they would have worked though as the ISP's seem to update  
> their connection protocols and thus require newer devices.  I could  
> be mistaken of course.  It could be that any old DSL modem would work  
> just the same.

The key words you want to look for are G.DMT and PPPoA. That seems to be
generally what ISPs use. It's what my company uses as well as Qwest.
There are other protocols of course, so YMMV.

Corey





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