NTL and FreeBSD
dmlb at ragnet.demon.co.uk
Sat May 13 15:40:24 BST 2000
On 13-May-00 Scott Mitchell wrote:
> Registration was a bit awkward on a non-Windows/Mac machine, but once
> that's sorted it's a normal PPP connection. Speedwise, it's great,
> noticeably better than FreeServe who I was using before. The modem always
> connects at 33k6 (which is as fast as it goes...), ntl's mail/news servers
> are generally pretty zippy, bandwidth to the rest of the net is good.
> That's in Cambridge, mind you, it might not be so good in other parts of
> the country; I guess it depends which part of ntl's network you're
> connecting to.
> Anyway, for £10/month (including a £10 call allowance), I'm happy.
Are you going to try the cable modems? Aparently, they are starting the service
on Monday and people are already booking installations. £40/month all inclusive,
10BaseT ethernet and it does not block all TCP servers.
Duncan Barclay | God smiles upon the little children,
dmlb at ragnet.demon.co.uk | the alcoholics, and the permanently stoned.
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