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Fwd: Re: [ale] mediaOne modem
- Subject: Fwd: Re: [ale] mediaOne modem
- From: Leonard at Intelis-inc.net (Leonard Thornton)
- Date: Tue, 08 May 2001 14:17:58 -0400
>Date: Tue, 08 May 2001 14:14:41 -0400
>To: morrigu_irm at springmail.com
>From: Leonard Thornton <Leonard at Intelis-inc.net>
>Subject: Re: [ale] mediaOne modem
>I have MediaOne (AT&T Broadband) and it SUCKS. The longest it has been up
>since they set me up on March 1 is 4 days. I have been down for as long
>as 36 hours at a time. It usually never stays up longer than 2 hours at a
>time being dying. I have spent upwards of 4 hours on hold with their
>"Customer Service" group who couldn't spell broadband if it weren't for
>the script in their hand. If you can get Bellsouth DSL, RUN don't walk
>away from MediaOne.
>As to the setup, I have a Pentium 225 running Redhat 7.0 acting as my
>gateway / firewall with two (2) 3Com 3c509 adapters. The first is setup
>for DHCP and connected to MediaOne while the other is assigned a private
>IP address on my home network. The setup is simple and
>straightforward. The catch is when your provider comes to set it up, have
>your network adapter in a WinBLOWs machine and write down the MAC
>address. After they setup, you can move the adapter to your Linux gateway
>box OR just tell the adapter in your gateway box to use the MAC address of
>the card used to setup your connection.
>If you need more specifics, don;t hesitate to ask.
>At 01:36 PM 5/8/2001 -0400, you wrote:
>>We are about to go with MediaOne Broadband. Unfortunately, NOTHING decent
>>is available (ie, Telocity, Speakeasy) in Duluth, so we're stuck with
>>that or Bell South.
>>Question; This docsis modem they use; anyone had any experience, good or
>>bad with it? We use Slackware and RedHat, and, of course, nobody
>>supplying fast Internet access out here supports Linux.
>>Anything we ought to know?
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>The difficult while you wait.....the impossible overnight.
>5960 Crooked Creek Rd
>Norcross, GA 30092
>Email: Leonard at Intelis-Inc.net
The difficult while you wait.....the impossible overnight.
5960 Crooked Creek Rd
Norcross, GA 30092
Email: Leonard at Intelis-Inc.net
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