NTL "broadband" connection

adrian johnson eyewarp at hotmail.com
Mon Jun 2 17:52:46 BST 2003


I use NTL,  the only problem you will have is that you need to setup the 
account using windows, then transfer the network card from the windows 
machine to your bsd box, or mess around with MAC addresses. NTL use the NIC 
MAC address to identify the card.


>From: Steve Purkis <steve at twistedfish.net>
>To: freebsd-users at uk.freebsd.org
>Subject: NTL "broadband" connection
>Date: Mon, 2 Jun 2003 11:45:01 +0100
>Dear all
>I connect a BSD "gateway" box to the net via BT ADSL USB modem at present & 
>supply net connections to other BSD & Win machines on a little network. I'm 
>considering moving to NTL & understand they supply a cable modem that can 
>connect via USB or Ethernet (but not much detail on their site!).
>Are here any problems I should be aware of? Any comments on their service?
>Many thanks
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