On Fri, Mar 05, 2004 at 10:46:23 +0000, Laurent_Coudeur at lionbridge.com wrote:
> Hi everyone,
>> Before I take the plunge and get my new house a new phone connection, I
> wanted to have you opinion on the state of Broadband.
>> let's recap
> is the modem provided Linux compatible?
> and if so what is ti like (USB ethernet serial...)
> eircom UTV Esat
> current cost 39.99 29.99 39
> installation cost 99 99 90
> download 4GB 8GB 8GB
> Modem compatible?
utv's modem is a USB ZyXel 630-11 (or at least thats what they gave me),
which has linux drivers and getting this to work under linux been
discussed quite a bit on this list in the past. They require a bit of
hacking to get going, but I find it works very well once up and running.
i.e. see http://www.skynet.ie/~caolan/TechTexts/ZyXEL-630-11-HowTo.html
I'd rather chew off my leg than return to eircom, and UTV are cheap, and
were all round nice guys when I've ever spoken to them :-)
Caolan McNamara | caolan at skynet.iehttp://www.skynet.ie/~caolan | +353 86 8161184
Once my power is secure, I will destroy all those pesky time-travel devices
Maintained by the ILUG website team. The aim of Linux.ie is to
support and help commercial and private users of Linux in Ireland. You can
display ILUG news in your own webpages, read backend
information to find out how. Networking services kindly provided by HEAnet, server kindly donated by
Dell. Linux is a trademark of Linus Torvalds,
used with permission. No penguins were harmed in the production or maintenance
of this highly praised website. Looking for the
Indian Linux Users' Group? Try here. If you've read all this and aren't a lawyer: you should be!