Why do packets to 127.255.255.255 cause dial-up?
nik at freebsd.org
Fri Mar 31 18:43:42 BST 2000
On Fri, Mar 31, 2000 at 09:26:08AM +0100, Brian Somers wrote:
> > There's obviously a gap in my understanding of how IP works. Any pointers
> > appreciated (and, if you're going to be at the LUUG meeting tonight,
> > they'll get a beer bought for you as well).
> Hmm, I was underwhelmed by yesterdays turnout... there were exactly 4
> of us, and we couldn't find the LUUG ! Did you make it Nik ? Is
> there another "Rising Sun" on Tottenham Court Road ?
I didn't. I got a client call at about 19:00, which took me up to North
London. By the time I'd sorted that it was too late.
Internet connection, $19.95 a month. Computer, $799.95. Modem, $149.95.
Telephone line, $24.95 a month. Software, free. USENET transmission,
hundreds if not thousands of dollars. Thinking before posting, priceless.
Somethings in life you can't buy. For everything else, there's MasterCard.
-- Graham Reed, in the Scary Devil Monastery
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