[ILUG] Eircom + Firewall
Eireann Design (Gianni Ponzi)
gianni at eireanndesign.ie
Wed Oct 13 14:05:25 IST 2004
Thanks Niall, Tom etc.
With regards to the Eircom issue, I appreciate the sentiment. You should try
the telecom company from where I come from.
Let me put t this way..it's the only one.............
Of course as luck would have it ,I am moving soon and wouldn't you know
it..no ADSL access (unless I go the satellite route.)
----- Original Message -----
From: "Niall O Broin" <niall at linux.ie>
To: "ILUG Users Group" <ilug at linux.ie>
Sent: Wednesday, October 13, 2004 12:56 PM
Subject: Re: [ILUG] Eircom + Firewall
> On 13 Oct 2004, at 12:31, Thomas Bridge wrote:
> > On the general DSL thing - my advice in general with regard to
> > getting DSL from Eircom is don't - especially if you're an
> > SME. The quality of what they will tell you is suspect to
> > say the least (most businesses for example don't use Windows or
> > MAC boxes to hook up their DSL link but a router jobbie).
> > Using the smaller companies (eg Netsource, Digiweb) is better for you
> > in terms of both customer service and extending the choice in the
> > market.
> Not that he'd be prejudiced or anything :-)
> But in fairness, I agree with him, from both POV. Usually, DSL will
> just work, but if you need any assistance, gawd help you with Eircom.
> Irish Linux Users' Group
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