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setup smoothwall firewall with ATT and trendnet at home

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I ATT uverse dsl modem with tv.  I had the att rep setup on the modem bridge mode on the modem so that i can use my trendnet wirless N router for wireless access this att modem does not come with wireless N standard.  well i want to throw somethign else in the mix with my home network to learn more about networking.   I installed Smoothwall 3.0 on a old pc that works great it is the only thing on this pc, it is a compaq evo.  I have 2 nic cards installed one onboard and one linksys nic card both 10/100mb.  ok so here is the issue.  I need to get the modem off bridge mode obvisoulsy if i want to have the firewall in between the Modem and the router.  i however I am stumped on how to configure the red interface that connects to the modem.  how do i set this up so that we have the modem ATT isp, connected to red nic on smoothwall pc, then the green side nic goes to the router wan side i believe and then the router port goes to a switch that goes to all my pcs and xbox.   I also forgot to add that all my LAN connected pcs and xbox are static ip addresses of 192.168.10.xxx that goes with the trendnet router.
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