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  1. #1
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    technical question on hardware


    i am using mandriva 10.1 and was wondering if any one can give me a list of routers and dsl modems that work under 10.1

    any help greatly appreciated


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    Linux User Giles's Avatar
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    A good place to start would be the Mandriva Hardware Database - it's not an exhaustive list, but the few times i've used it, it has been completely accurate.

    Hope this helps
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    Linux Guru bigtomrodney's Avatar
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    If you are using one that has an ethernet connection you should be fine with any. The problem is moreso with USB modems. I run a ZyXel router on ethernet, and it's great, OS on my end is transparent and all config is done through a web based tool. It is at a local IP address I can access directly from this side but is firewalled to the internet.

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    All routers are OS independant as for usb...sorry you'll have to go through steps of installing drivers.

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    Linux Guru loft306's Avatar
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    what is the brand and model of router that you already own?

    any non usb (ethernet)router/modew will work no Questions asked.... hovever with a usb router/modem you will have to install drivers if they are available.
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    its a BT voyager (globe span chip set) used in europe alot. I gave him location of the drivers at

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