On Fri, 11 Mar 2005 12:28:26 +0000 "John P. Looney" <valen at tuatha.org> wrote:
| If I got in NTL broadband, is there anyway that I could still have my
| eircom phonewatch alarm dial home ? I assume I'd end up having to have
| some sort of a linux router on all the time, acting as a VoIP gateway.
To be honest, any solution which depends on multiple pieces of network
hardware to be powered and working like that sounds a little prone to
failing at some crucial point.
One of the reasons I didn't go with ISDN was that (as far as I'm aware)
the BRI end point needs mains power to operate. I suppose the ideal
solution would be if one of the mobile operators provided a monitoring
service based around GPRS, but I'm not aware of such a thing actually
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!