Cable modem?

Ken Moffat ken at
Mon Nov 25 13:50:35 PST 2002

On Sun, 24 Nov 2002, Richard Pinnell wrote:

> I've been following this thread and I'm lost as to why
> your cable modem won't work with Linux.  I'm not using
> NTL as I'm in Mexico but I am using a Motorola
> surfboard sb4100 cable modem. Setting it up was easy I
> just installed the dhcp server as per the BLfS book. 
> I did not have to register my network card mac address
> only the mac address on the surfboard itself but you
> have to do that whatever OS you are using.  Have I
> missed something?

 My understanding is that I have to register the mac address on the
network card itself. 

 Out of the darkness a voice spake unto me, saying "smile, things could be
worse". So I smiled, and lo, things became worse.

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