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Re: Bridge mode vs. router mode in DSL modems

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On Lu, 07 mar 11, 00:54:19, Jason Hsu wrote:

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The other points already addressed by Joe.

> 3.  Why does switching my DSL modem to bridge mode cut off Internet 
> access, and why does switching it back to router mode restore Internet 
> access?

My cristal ball says your DSL modem also does PPPoE (or similar).

If this is not the case it might be enough to properly setup your 
firewall machine (DHCP or static IP). If you need assistance with this 
you have to provide much more info about your connection.

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