[Lvlug] cable modem - Dumb Question
linc at thelinuxlink.net
Tue Jun 15 22:22:47 EDT 2004
> I think I have a good deal for cable modem service from RCN
> if I bundle my telephone and cable tv and cable modem
> The price for the cable modem service for the bundle would
> be $27.00 per month after 90 days.
> In the past I always used fastnet dialup and made a ppp
> connection with Slackware.
> Now the dumb question is RCN told me I need a NIC which I
> have and can configure by using the netconfig utility but
> does anyone know what else I have to do to make it work?
> thanks a lot,
> Jim Sagazio
Well, you should get a cable modem with your service. This will have an
ethernet port on it. Most cable modems use dhcp. So, you'd hook the
cable modem up to the computer via ethernet and then run dhcpcd on your
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