NTL "broadband" connection

Steve Purkis steve at twistedfish.net
Mon Jun 2 14:39:38 BST 2003


Don't understand the bit about password for incoming connections??? Sounds a bit disturbing - at the moment I have Apache running & SSH/FTP - surely I can run these OK???

On Mon, 2 Jun 2003 12:43:02 +0100
"Duncan Barclay" <dmlb at dmlb.org> wrote:

> I've had mine for a couple of years and ended up buying the modem with
> Ethernet.
> The system is reasonably good. Essentially fixed IP address - it only
> changes
> if the PC MAC address changes or they change hardware. In the past two years
> it has
> happened twice. Incoming connections allowed as long as there is a password.
> Bad things. A year or so ago, one of their routers in Cambridge lost exactly
> 50% of
> the packets. It would come and go, but has been okay for ages now.
> Customer service isn't. But problems seem to get fixed within few hours, so
> I just go back to watching porn off of old fashioned rusty plastic...

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