[Nottingham] broadband

Robert Davies nottingham at mailman.lug.org.uk
Fri Feb 28 11:19:02 2003

On Friday 28 February 2003 10:46, you wrote:
> Hi I'm new to this list and new to linux.
> I'm having to write this message using MS windows.
> I would appreciate any info as to setting up a ntl broadband cable modem to
> work with Suse 8.1

OK it's easy :)   I did it yesterday in fact.

Just use Ethernet, set up DHCP for the interface in YaST2, and enable SuSE 
Firewall 2.  To get the interface up without rebooting :

rcSuSEFirewall2 stop
rcnetwork restart
rcSuSEFirewall2 start

Booting the scripts allow the DHCP and seem to work ok

If you want some pics to look at here's some links