Donncha's right, but it's a bit more complimicated unfortunately -- if you
ask for a new line test, they'll just schedule it for next months run...
When it'll be tested anyway. If you try this though, a regular phone - i.e.
not cordless - plugged into the master socket will give you best results.
Another route is to go to Esat Business for an unbundled line, since Eircom
are required to unencumber those lines for testing. But this'll cost you
> -----Original Message-----
> From: cork-bounces at linux.ie [mailto:cork-bounces at linux.ie] On
> Behalf Of Donncha O Caoimh
> Sent: 22 June 2004 15:13
> To: cork at linux.ie> Subject: Re: [CLUG] broadband retrenchment
>> What you can also do is unplug every extension cable in your
> house for a short while and make sure there's only the min
> number of devices plugged in then get the line tested again.
> I think I'll do that tonight. (Thanks to pron and stewie on
> #linux for suggesting that!)
>> peter wrote:
> > On Tue, 22 Jun 2004 14:55:38 +0100, Donncha O Caoimh wrote
> >>I've heard tales about signing up with different providers after a
> >>phone line was deemed not worthy. Somehow the other DSL providers
> >>get it to work.. Might be worth trying!
> > Good point. OK, who's next in order of pref?
> > But surely they'll all check with Eircom, who own the last mile?
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