I'm potentially looking at a Linksys ADSL modem to replace the piece of crap ActionTEC that my ISP provided with the DSL upgrade. Here is the problem: I run a web server and all of the traffic will ultimately result in the modem refusing to accept new incoming connections or allow outgoing connections from within the LAN. Even pings to the router are left unanswered. Attempting to web page in to the router fails as well. But the modem isn't completely dead. Any currently active connections are not lost, nor do they lose any speed. I verified that from work today, in that the telnet connect that I established with my Linux server in the morning was running without a hitch all day. Late in the day I did a ping to the router and nothing. I knew something was wrong when my mailbox wasn't getting any new e-mail. The only cure is to power cycle the damn thing and it needs to happen about twice a day: right before I go to work and around the time I get home from work. Needless to say, this crap makes accessing my web site a little tough. Is there an ADSL modem out there that won't fall over with lots of network traffic? Even if it is a modem with third-party software/firmware to fix this very type of problem? What I would really prefer is an ADSL modem that had no router/NAT facilities at all, i.e., a modem that just bridges between the ISP's DSL and my computer, where the Linux box contains the static IP assigned by the ISP, just like the old 768/640 simple modem that was replaced. My Linux server does all of the firewalling and NAT functions for the internal LAN (two network cards in the server). But that was all taken away with the higher speed (4672/832) with this thing that can't handle the business account load. From what I can determine, those simple days are long gone. But if my current Linux box (500 MHz/128 MB, soon to be replaced with a faster box) can handle the network load, a simple ADSL modem sure a hell should. Any pointers as to what to replace this ActionTEC with will be greatly appreciated.