[CLUG] Broadband from UTVip
peter at silmaril.ie
Sun Oct 5 13:49:11 IST 2003
On Sat, 2003-10-04 at 14:34, adam beecher wrote:>
> Depends. If you have a regular PSTN line you can do self-install -- UTV will
> send you the modem and a filter or two, and you'll get a green light on your
> modem when the engineer moves the line in the exchange.
> If you have ISDN,
Never felt the need for it, fortunately.
> I've hads lots of Esat girls (so to speak),
Hey, spam *works* :-)
> but sadly all the Eircom
> marketers are boys. And you only need to say one word to them, three
> letters. Begins in U and ends in V. Soon as you say the word, they start
> backing down the driveway. I don't say the word straight away though. I'm
> cruel like that.
Hehe. Does that work with Jehovah's Witnesses too?
> They tend to evactuate from my proximity pretty quickly when they find out
> who I am. Infamy rocks.
> > What about the UTV modem and settings?
> Didn't get it yet. I've an enquiry in with UTV about the changed date. If
> they say they can't do anything, I'll make some noise at CumRag.
Getting it to work with Linux seems to be the only hurdle.
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