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Date:      27 Nov 1996 19:57:35 -0500
From:      "Paul F. Wells" <pwells@wellserv.com>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Cc:        "Paul F. Wells" <paul@wellserv.com>
Subject:   Re: Experience with Adtran XL/XLT and single user mode
Message-ID:  <x5enhf3ukg.fsf@sinister.wellserv.com>
In-Reply-To: "Paul F. Wells"'s message of 26 Nov 1996 12:38:32 -0500
References:  <x54ticu57r.fsf@sinister.wellserv.com>

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Well, never mind...I evidently didn't look hard enough:  the client
from wide-dhcp in ports works.  I learned that the XL/XLT will spoof
DHCP.


"Paul F. Wells" <paul@wellserv.com> writes:
> 
> Folks,
> 
> Because of a lack of serial ports/IRQ, I obtained an Adtran XLT
> ISDN router/bridge.  My current provider, however, does not provide
> either routing or bridging.  The XLT has a 'single user IP gateway'
> mode which seems to be exactly what I need.  In this mode, the XLT
> netotiates the PPP link and obtains IP addresses for 'itself', the
> gateway, etc.  All of that appears to be working just fine.  In order
> for the workstation to get the IP address, it needs to send a BOOTP
> request to the XLT.  I have searched everywhere on the CDs, and the
> closest I get is netboot.com.  Correct me if I'm wrong, but netboot
> won't do it...I'm not willing to reboot the system every time I dial
> out for an internet connection, especially if I have to drop to DOS
> to do so.  Seems like a huge waste of time and effort.
> 
> Has anyone out there successfully used this single user mode of the
> XLT, and if so, what and how did you have to hack to get it working?
> 
> Since I didn't mention it, this is with 2.1.5-RELEASE.
> 
> Thanks very much,

-- 
Paul F. Wells                      <pwells@wellserv.com>
Wells Services Company Limited     +1 770 941 5810
627 Heather Drive
Lithia Springs, GA  30057



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