NTL "broadband" connection
samdavidpikesley at yahoo.co.uk
Mon Jun 2 18:01:18 BST 2003
Nope, we did it all using a linux laptop... you have
to do a bit of tcpdump-ing, have a look at what's
going on with arp requests and stuff, eventually you
will pick out the address of their
mac-address-authentication webserver, and bob's yer
uncle. Of course this means that I've never agreed to
their T&C's, either...
--- adrian johnson <eyewarp at hotmail.com> wrote: >
> 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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