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These are correct.  I think it should be mentioned that we recently went
to 3 meg down service.  Although I could get the service for free (I
work for Comcast), the area that I live is either DSL or Charter, and
since Charter's service is still not DOCSIS, I opted for FastAccess DSL
and have been happy with it.  

> Comcast just added their High Speed Internet service to my area in the fall 
> and I jumped on the intro deal. I've been using it for a few months now and 
> am, overall, liking it a lot. It's so refreshing to actually get the 
> bandwidth I'm paying for after 3 years of misery trying to keep marginal DSL 
> byte counts flowing through major bogosity on the Bell South lines (which 
> they persistently refused to fix despite my proving unusual line failures 
> through 3 different service providers.) 
> <evil_grin> 
> Also worth noting here that I made the Comcast tech setup/initialize the cable 
> modem with my Linux system using Opera 6.11
>  </evil_grin>.
> We did end up making a call to the installation support techs, but quickly had 
> everything working once we knew adjusted browser preferences to allow all 
> cookies, allow referred cookies, and accept PROXY servers (the last being the 
> point that wasn't so obvious).
> Only a couple of side comments: 
> -- It would be nice if there were some choices in service providers when using 
> the cable TV wires; I prefer using providers that acknowledged Linux support 
> and was better able to do that with DSL. Though I've no doubt that the cable 
> monopoly conglomerate du jour will be raping us eventually, for now the 
> service is respectable and competitive in both price and performance.
> -- Comcast's web based account controls and access have worked fine with my 
> preferred Linux / Opera combo, et al, (unlike BellSouth's insanely ignorant 
> "you are not being Exploited" web page access browser lock outs). I can still 
> make a couple small complaints, though, since there are WAY too many advert 
> assaults on the Comcast log in page and that I had to write them a couple 
> emails to get them to turn off their own automated spam adverts because the 
> web controls don't let you do that.
> peace
> aaron
> On Monday 05 January 2004 18:20, Berlin Brown wrote:
> > I almost have my comcast cable modem setup.  I think I just need a primary 
> dns, nameserver using ips only.  Does anybody have the dns for atlanta from 
> comcast, emory area.
> >  
> > I cant find it on the net.  And the people at comcast wont give it to me.  
> Redhat is supposed to pick it up, but it didnt?
> >  
> > Funny thing, when the comcast tech came.  At first I never even thought you 
> needed a windows machine(havent installed a win machine in 2 years).  Anyway 
> the guy went nuts over it.  I said fine, just leave the modem, 'We can't do 
> that, once you get windows up, we will send another guy out.'  B.S.!, just 
> leave the modem, Ill figure it out, then he left.
> > 
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