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Date:      Mon, 29 Jan 2001 08:49:57 -0800
From:      "Kevin Oberman" <oberman@es.net>
To:        "One Of Them" <skemokai@home.com>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: Using Cable Modem connection FreeBSD 
Message-ID:  <200101291649.f0TGnvc17309@ptavv.es.net>
In-Reply-To: Your message of "Sat, 27 Jan 2001 23:03:46 PST." <000201c089bf$306ecae0$94e10941@adubn1.nj.home.com> 

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> From: "One Of Them" <skemokai@home.com>
> 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:
http://www.mostgraveconcern.com/freebsd/cable.html

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: oberman@es.net			Phone: +1 510 486-8634


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