[CLUG] [OT] DSL in Blarney
cain at emptycoffeecup.com
Fri Feb 27 11:04:35 GMT 2004
Another option would be to try and find a wireless relay point and see if
you can bounce a signal into Cork and hook into the Corkwan wireless network
(that's currently in testing mode).
Our current bandwidth is only a 512K link, but that's fed out of Penrose
Wharf so we can *relatively* easily upgrade it as required.
It's going to depend on a lot of line of sight issues etc. An option, if
there's another appropriately sited school closer in, would be to get the
principal to talk to them and organise a relay.
Corkwan has all the gear, all you'd need to do is locate the sites, get
> -----Original Message-----
> From: cork-bounces at linux.ie [mailto:cork-bounces at linux.ie] On
> Behalf Of Peter Flynn
> Sent: 26 February 2004 22:30
> To: 'CLUG'
> Subject: RE: [CLUG] [OT] DSL in Blarney
> On Tue, 2004-02-24 at 09:04, Hooton, Gerard wrote:
> > Hi All,
> > I am involved with our local boys national school in Blarney. I am
> > installing a small LAN and we decided not to go with ISDN
> giving that
> > BB would Be available mid summer. From what I read here may be we
> > should go for the ISDN option after all.
> > Any thoughts?
> Given the bandwidth ceiling on a domestic ISDN connection and
> the rates charged, I suspect you'd be cheaper to take two or
> even three accounts with UTVip and 2-3 phone lines and 2-3
> modems and just rig the server to distribute the DHCP clients
> between the available interfaces with demand-dial.
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