Bering User's Guide

Bering users community

Edited by

Jacques Nilo


Revision History
Revision 1.02003-07-12JN
New eagle chapter
Revision 0.92003-06-17JN
New GRUB, PXE booting and USB Speedtouch chapters
Revision 0.82003-05-23SM
New openvpn chapters
Revision 0.72003-05-11MS
New chapters for Bering 1.2 release
Revision 0.62003-04-??LK
New printer server chapter
Revision 0.52002-10-20BF, JN, EW
Fith draft for review
Revision 0.42002-06-16JN
Fourth draft for review
Revision 0.32002-05-18JN
Third draft for review
Revision 0.22002-04-14CC, LC, JN, EW
Second draft for review
Revision 0.12002-03-15JN, EW
First draft for review


A guide written by users for users.

Table of Contents

1. Structure of the document
2. Serial Modem configuration
3. PCMCIA configuration
4. PPPoE configuration
5. PPPoA configuration
6. PPTP/PPPoA configuration
7. Configuring an USB Speedtouch modem for Bering
8. Configuring an USB Eagle modem for Bering
9. ISDN Configuration
10. Creating a bootable Bering CD-ROM
11. Booting Bering from different boot-media
12. Installing and booting Bering from a M-Systems DiskOnChip
13. Booting and installing Bering using PXE
14. Using GRUB as an alternative boot loader for Bering
15. Wireless and orinoco drivers
16. Securing a wireless network with openvpn
17. IPSec configuration
18. Monitoring Bering through a terminal console
19. Time in Bering
20. The Bering "mail" and "cron" facilities
21. Configuring Bering as a bridge
22. Managing QoS with Bering
23. Creating a Print Server on your Bering machine

List of Tables

9.1. Available ISDN modules