NTL Cable Modem

Roger Hardiman roger at cs.strath.ac.uk
Sun Nov 19 13:54:09 GMT 2000


> > Anyone using the NTL cable modem service with FreeBSD? Any tips for set ups
> etc?
> I'm not actually using ntlWorld at the moment, but I will have to soon
>(2Mb/s down to 56Kb/s - ouch).  One thing to bear in mind is that the connections
> will be automatically dropped every two (?) hours, so it's worth looking into
> some kind of download manager for big downloads.

I'm on NTLWorld dia a modem, and the cutoff time is around 2 hours.

But as Duncan was asking about Cable Modem he will be 
online all the time.
Other NTL Cable users I've spoken too ask the IP address you get
(via the DHCP) usyally stays permanent for over 6 months too.


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