moRe: [Scottish] Broadband Question...

Alex Walker alex at
Mon Jan 15 01:14:49 GMT 2007

oh aye, and make sure it's a MODEM/ROUTER and not just a router.

Sorry for the double posting :)


On 15 Jan 2007, at 01:06, Alex Walker wrote:

> Gordon's right. You can pick up routers from around £30 and they'll  
> save you a lot of hassle.
> Fight fair,
> Alex
> ____________
> this one time, at band camp, gordonjcp wrote:
> babaguy wrote:
> > If anyone else can PLEASE (I really MEAN these capitals, I *would*
>  > like to be able to use my Linux to actually *do* something)
>  > help me with configuring a modem (either BT VOYAGER ADSL or THOMSON
>  > Speed Touch 330)
> They're shit.  Throw them away.  Seriously.  They barely work in
> Windows, and the manufacturers refuse to give out any information  
> on how
> to make them work in Linux.  Get rid, and buy an ADSL router.  They're
> relatively cheap, especially once you consider the value of your time
> wasted in trying to get a broken-by-design sack of cack working  
> against
> its will.
> Gordon

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