NTL cable modem and dhclient

John Murphy john at T-F-I.freeserve.co.uk
Wed Jan 3 16:33:27 GMT 2001

Jonathan Belson wrote:

>I've been trying to persude my FreeBSD machine to
>talk to my ntl cable modem without a great deal of
>Do I have to do anything special, or should it work
>out of the box?  I've tried 'sysinstall' and
>'dhclient' but they just timeout after a few
>minutes...there's the odd flicker between the modem
>and network card, but nothing happens.  It works
>fine under Windows, however.
>The modem is a Motorola Surfboard.

The tutorial at http://www.mostgraveconcern.com/freebsd/cable.html
is known to have helped many with this, and it seems to be 'up' again.


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