On Friday 05 March 2004 15:33, Timothy Murphy wrote:
> On Friday 05 March 2004 11:22, caolan at csn.ul.ie wrote:
> > 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 :-)
>> If there really were a choice between UTV + USB and Eircom + Ethernet,
> as you imply, it would be foolish to choose UTV, IMHO.
Er no it wouldn't. I'd choose UTV, and then get a nice eth/usb modem/router
for circa 150E.
PS: Some USB modems work fine under Linux.
> Timothy Murphy
> e-mail (<80k only): tim /at/ birdsnest.maths.tcd.ie
> tel: +353-86-2336090, +353-1-2842366
> s-mail: School of Mathematics, Trinity College, Dublin 2, Ireland
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