[Scottish] ADSL connection gotchas?

William Anderson neuro at well.com
Fri Sep 16 22:08:38 BST 2005

John Ollason wrote:
> Greetings,
> I am becoming fed up with my demon dial-up service, and by chance I have 
> inherited a Speedtouch USB ADSL modem. I am planning to try to connect to 
> plus.net using the Premier package. I have downloaded linux firmware from 
> the speedtouch site, 
> I am currently running Redhat 7.3.

If you don't mind dedicating your box to the task, SmoothWall Express 2.0
works out of the box (well, with a firmware download easily done) with the
speedtouch frog.  http://www.smoothwall.org/

Oh, and IME plusnet are fucktards of the highest order, but YMMV.

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