Friday, October 14, 2005

More FiOS + OpenBSD

OpenBSDWhen Verizon came to install FiOS at my house, they didn't immediately bury the cable from the curb to my house. During the day today, I was unable to connect back to my servers at home. When I got home, I found that the cable was buried so I had been disconnected. I'm sure the Dlink that Verizon provides would have happily reconnected and I would have been able to reconnect, but my OpenBSD box did not reconnect.

After doing some looking through the misc -at- openbsd -dot- org archives, I found someone that came up with a quick, simple solution to this problem.

Tuesday, October 11, 2005

FiOS Rocks!

OpenBSDSo Verizon installed FiOS at my house today. I had been with Comcast for 8 years and now they're finally going to be out of my house. :) Last year DirecTV, this year FiOS.

Configuring OpenBSD to be my gateway for FiOS was very easy. My external interface (that plugged into the cable modem) was fxp1. I deleted /etc/hostname.fxp1 and created an /etc/hostname.pppoe0 with: