[lug] Knowledge shopping list

Greg Horne jeerygh at hotmail.com
Mon Oct 15 18:21:21 MDT 2001

If your NIC is an FA311TX, then that's your problem.  It seems that 
FA310TX's are supported and I think 312 but not 311's.  I believe there is a 
patch on www.netgear.com

Greg Horne

>From: Chris Wade <cwade at veripost.net>
>Reply-To: lug at lug.boulder.co.us
>To: "'lug at lug.boulder.co.us'" <lug at lug.boulder.co.us>
>Subject: [lug] Knowledge shopping list
>Date: Mon, 15 Oct 2001 12:59:13 -0600
>Thanks all for all the help and information on telnetd security.  I am
>inspired to put together a 'knowledge shopping list' with all the things I
>am going to need to know to get my setup working the way I want it.. any
>pointers to technical docs, previous threads etc. would be greatly
>appreciated... :)
>Here's what I have (hope my ascii graphics come across well):
>  |
>  V
>At&t at home cable modem
>(supports NAT)
>  |
>  V
>Hub --> Suse 7.1 Pro w/ everything installed
>  |----> Win2000 Laptop, used for VPN to work
>  |----> WinME laptop (ugh)
>This setup is okay, we all get out to the internet with it, but I want to 
>a lot more.  Here's what I think I would like:
>  |
>  V
>Something better than cable modem for running a server
>  |
>  V
>Suse 7.1 acting as firewall, web server, mailrouter, gateway, development
>  |
>  V
>  |
>  V
>Home network consisting of The abovementioned Windows laptops plus an old
>I've read messages here where people refer to setups like this that they
>have running... is this pretty standard?  I know that, at a minimum, I want
>to be running Apache w/PHP 4.0.6 with mysql and postgresql... haven't used
>postgres at all but would like to learn it... I'm okay with setting up the
>Apache/PHP stuff.  I've done that so many times at work it makes me dizzy.
>But I also need to figure out how to get my second network card running
>(Netgear, box says linux supported but it didn't detect), and then set it 
>so that I can still access the internet from all four machines as well as
>get mail routed to the three behind the firewall.  I have a domain pointed
>to this box... I use mail forwarding as a registrar service, where all mail
>to my domain gets forwarded to a single address, but I would like to have a
>lot more control over it (i.e. separate addresses to separate mailboxes).
>Will still need to do VPN through the linux firewall to work, and oh yes, I
>will want to set up Samba (which I've done) and Netatalk (which I haven't
>At&t requests that you don't run a server w/ one of their cable modems, and
>I can understand why... bandwidth shrinks dramatically in the outgoing
>direction and tends to clog things up for everybody else.  Is there 
>else of comparable cost that would be more amenable to this kind of usage?
>If not, what am I looking at paying (roughly) if I want to up my outgoing
>bandwidth by using some other service?
>Thanks in advance for help with all or just parts of this...
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