Took 6 attempts for me last night. Mind you, that is better than the 15
attempts that Eircom took.
Philip Trickett, Electronic Systems Manager mailto:philipt at informatic.ie
Marine Informatics, 64 Harcourt Street, Dublin 2. Republic of Ireland
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From: Johno Sullivan [mailto:johno at tornado.ie]
Sent: 26 January 2000 12:43
To: John Gay
Cc: ilug at linux.ie
Subject: Re: [ILUG] Esat -VS- OceanFree -VS- ???
I've _heard_ from some people using esat, that in the last couple of weeks
problems like this have been cropping up.. it takes several attempts to
connect.. this is second hand info though so don't take it as 100%
On Wed, 26 Jan 2000, John Gay wrote:
>>>I currently use OceanFree, because it was the first 'Free' ISP when I
>to figure out how to dial-in to the net. I've recently installed xisp, and
>really like it, except I have to login as root to use it. I recently tried
>setting it to dial into EsatClear SurfFree, and got lots of busy signals
>other unrecognised tones before it finally connected. OceanFree connects
>first-time, everytime. But I wanted to find out who has the best service in
>free ISP market. Esat has 10M of web space and unlimited E-Mails, whereas
>OceanFree doesn't seem to have any web-space or E-Mails??? I would go with
>but not if I'm not going to be able to connect most of the time.
>>SO, who has recommendations for free ISP's. Based on connectability, and
>and web-space available, for the cost of a local call?
>> John Gay
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