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SubjectRe: DSL Modem?
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Followup to:  <Pine.LNX.4.21.0002151939280.28574-100000@dlang.diginsite.com>
By author: David Lang <dlang@diginsite.com>
In newsgroup: linux.dev.kernel
> Richard, you won't be able to re-gain any of the IP addresses, you still
> will have to have
> 1 (network address)
> 1 (gateway on your local network)
> 5 useable
> 1 (broadcase)
>
> it doesn't matter if the DSL connection is internal or external, it is
> still a router. If it is internal it just is a router on a card.
>

No, some of them are point-to-point connections, like you would have
for a T1 or PPP for example. This does, indeed, save you one IP
address (not two.)

-hpa
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