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Date:      Mon, 29 Jan 2001 08:49:57 -0800
From:      "Kevin Oberman" <>
To:        "One Of Them" <>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: Using Cable Modem connection FreeBSD 
Message-ID:  <>
In-Reply-To: Your message of "Sat, 27 Jan 2001 23:03:46 PST." <000201c089bf$306ecae0$> 

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> From: "One Of Them" <>
> Date: Sat, 27 Jan 2001 23:03:46 -0800
> Sender: owner-freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG
> I have just got a modem cable connection and I want to run FreeBSD on =
> it. I currently have it on win98 and I want to move it soon I find a way =
> how to configure. I only have IP at the moment but I can order for more =
> if needed. I to connect 3 PCs in the house. They are currently connected =
> via hub.
> I seached the handbook a little bit but maybe somebody who has already =
> done it maybe able to show where to go to get the correct info or just =
> walk me thru the steps.

The basics are trivial, but cable modems throw in some unpleasant
curves from time to time as they tend to assume Windows behavior.

I suggest that you look at:

It goes over both the basics and the special requirements of many
cable systems.

R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer
Energy Sciences Network (ESnet)
Ernest O. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab)
E-mail:			Phone: +1 510 486-8634

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