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[ale] ADSL???

Oh they say they are offering it but I can not find anyone who has been able
to get it.  I think they were just seeing the response they would get.  I
can make it simple for them:

YES we want a lot of bandwidth for low $$$!!! 

Jim Williams
Business Systems Analyst
Accu-Tech Corporation
jwilliam at accu-tech.com <mailto:Jwilliam at accu-tech.com> 

		-----Original Message-----
		From:	Steve Lockhart [mailto:sdl at inet-systems.net]
		Sent:	Wednesday, October 28, 1998 8:36 AM
		To:	ALE List
		Subject:	Re: [ale] ADSL???

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		Dave Brooks wrote:

		> I didn't think BellSouth was offering ADSL service in
Metro Atlanta yet?
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		> -----Original Message-----
		> From: Chris Ricker <kaboom at gatech.edu>
		> To: Christopher R. McNabb <ilive at mindspring.com>
		> Cc: ALE List <ale at cc.gatech.edu>
		> Date: Tuesday, October 27, 1998 8:36 PM
		> Subject: Re: [ale] ADSL???
		> >On Tue, 27 Oct 1998, Christopher R. McNabb wrote:
		> >
		> >> Does anyone know of a way to do Linux and ADSL?  I
refuse to use
		> Microsoft
		> >> products due to security issues, and I would need to
build another box to
		> >> run NT (another I dont think sooo!)  My other known
option is Mac, and
		> I'd
		> >> much rather use Linux if I can.  There HAS to be
SOMEONE who's found a
		> way,
		> >> or at least is working on it.
		> >>
		> >
		> >I set it up yesterday.  It was incredibly easy, once I
realized that it
		> >wasn't working because my NIC was set to 10-base-2
instead of 10-base-T
		> ;-).
		> >
		> >Basically, ADSL is completely independent of your
platform, assuming you
		> can
		> >get a 10-base-T card and a TCP/IP box in your machine.
In my case, I just
		> >hooked the digital modem up to a serial port, logged in
over minicom,
		> >configured the modem for the settings my phone company
wanted, then changed
		> >my machine's IP to the one my ISP gave me.  After that, I
was up and
		> >running.  It's quite impressive.  The only problem is
that it makes a
		> slight
		> >background hiss on the phone line, but I can live with
that to be getting a
		> >speedy download at the same time....
		> >
		> >later,
		> >chris
		> >
		> >--
		> >Chris Ricker
kaboom at gatech.edu
		> >
chris.ricker at m.cc.utah.edu
		> >