Look at Kevin Brennan's email from yesterday evening. He has the following
eircom route he's asking people to take off his hands for free
Netopia 3347NWG (eircom) ADSL/wireless router - boxed - FREE
That should do it.
-Stephen Mc Gowan
On Sun, May 30, 2010 at 12:22 PM, Timothy Murphy <tim at maths.tcd.ie> wrote:
> My internet connection is dropping frequently.
> I think it is up about 2/3 of the time.
> (I collect email on my home server every 5 minutes,
> and get email from cron if it fails to collect,
> so I get a fairly good record of when the connection is down.)
>> My ISP is Eircom;
> my modem is a Netopia Cayman 3341, about 3 years old.
>> Is this a fault anyone else has seen?
> It could conceivably be the telephone line outside,
> which goes through the branches of a tree;
> but the telephone itself seems fine.
>> I reported the fault to Eircom,
> who said they would send someone round to look at it,
> but my impression is that this may take some time.
>> I was wondering if one can use any ADSL modem,
> or does it have to be the model specified by the ISP?
>> I suppose no-one has an old ADSL modem in their collection,
> which they could lend me until Eircom sort things out ...
>> Any advice or suggestions gratefully received.
> Timothy Murphy
> e-mail: gayleard /at/ eircom.net
> tel: +353-86-2336090, +353-1-2842366
> s-mail: School of Mathematics, Trinity College, Dublin 2, Ireland
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