[Wolves] Cable modems and NTL

Andy Wootton andy.wootton at wyrley.demon.co.uk
Sat Oct 7 21:25:57 BST 2006

Baza wrote:
> On 7 Oct 2006, at 17:47, Darran Rimron wrote:
>> Alex Willmer wrote:
>>> If the NTL modem is half decent, it should provide both a USB and 
>>> ethernet
>>> uplink. If so, you can plug a broadband router into it, which will 
>>> allow
>>> multiple computers to connect at once.
>> NTL modems come with both USB and Ethernet (atleast the last 4 I've 
>> had, on three different installations) and you can "Hot Change" 
>> between the pair of them without reconfiguration to hardware or 
>> poking NTL at all.... I link it into a Linux box doing NAT, but 
>> anything doing NAT would work just fine.
You can get a box that does everything an ADSL (Wireless) Gateway does 
minus the modem function so you can use it with a cable or ADSL modem. 
Linksys make one. If you get the right version it may be possible to 
re-FLASH it with FOSS router software.


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