LRP2 FAQ - Frequently asked questions Linux Router Project 2 - Materhorn
This document is a list of Frequently Asked Questions (with the hopefully correct answers) about the Materhorn.
1.1 Where do I get this document?
1.2 Where do I send questions, corrections etc. about this document?
2.1 What is the Linux Router Project Materhorn?
2.2 Why should I use the Materhorn?
2.3 What do i need to do to prepare myself for using Materhorn?
2.4 Can you explain the basic unix commands that i should know?
2.5 How does the Materhorn work?
2.6 Where do i need prior to beginning in order to do the Materhorn?
2.7 What packages do i need next for the Materhorn?
2.8 How do i access the console at bootup?
2.9 What do i enter as my password on my first login to Materhorn?
2.10 How do i check to make certain that my network interfaces have been recognized?
2.11 How do i check to make certain my routing is correct as i understand 'route' not 'ip'?
2.12 What are the *.lrp files that i will need to use for a basic static ip install?
2.13 Which *.lrp files are required for dynamic ip usage?
2.14 How do i alert myself to the fact that my ports are being scanned and block this activity selectively?
2.15 What file do i edit to determine what *.lrp files are loaded at bootup?
2.16 What else do i need to do to prepare for Materhorn with vi?
Obtaining and installing Materhorn
3.1 What is the latest version of Materhorn?
3.2 May I legally use Materhorn?
3.3 What about commercial use of Materhorn?
3.4 Where can I obtain Materhorn?
3.5 How do I install the Materhorn?
3.6 Where do I get help?
3.7 Are there any versions for other operating systems than Linux?
Materhorn advanced Usage
4.1 How does one add Materhorn to Disk-On-Chip Devices?
4.2 What is the proceedure to add Materhorn so it does traffic equalization?
4.3 How does one add a LS120 for Materhorn?
4.4 How does one add ssh and sshd and generate the keys on Materhorn?
4.5 How does one setup wavlan devices on Materhorn?
4.6 How do i create my own *.lrp files for use on the Materhorn?
5.1 Are there any known problems with the Materhorn?
5.2 Does using ip masquerading cause problems and if so with what services?
6.1 What known versions are there of the LRP?
6.2 How widespread is use of the LRP and Materhorn?
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