[TriLUG] Re: Cable Modem and Linux
ggw at wolves.durham.nc.us
Thu Aug 14 13:28:32 EDT 2003
"It was written once upon a time (by Lance A. Brown):"
> Roberto J. Dohnert wrote:
> > I am moving to a new house and where i used to live I had DSL, with
> > the new place I am getting RoadRunner. I run Yellowdog Linux 3.0 and
> > Red Hat Linux 9, I was wondering if there were any specific drivers I
> > need to load or anything special I need to do with Linux to get it to
> > work properly with Cable. People can reply through the lists or you
> > can send me a private e-mail.
> I've been running RH Linux with RR for over 2 years now with no special
> requirements. I've got an ethernet connected cablemodem so all I need
> is a NIC in my computer to talk to the cablemodem. Don't know what
> you'll need to do if you get a USB-connected cablemodem (do they make
> such beasts?)
Yeah they do. The Westell Wirespeed comes with a dual interface, UTP
(unshielded Twisted Pair for ethernet) and USB. There are also USB only
models on the market.
Gregory G. "Wolfe" Woodbury `-_-' Owner/Admin: wolves.durham.nc.us
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