Cable modem?

Ken Moffat ken at
Tue Nov 26 10:40:20 PST 2002

On Tue, 26 Nov 2002, Jonathan Wright wrote:

> I've got NTL at home too, although I originally set it up from my main
> box (WinXP). NTL itself don't seam to take the MAC address of the
> network card you use, just the MAC address of the modem. (It set it all
> up via the Ethernet port)
> I ran into a problem them when I eventually transfered it my Linux
> server: it wouldn't pick up dhcp. But, if you cycle the power on the
> modem, it picks it up fine (and has done since). So, from the looks of
> it, when there's power in the modem, it'll only let you use one network
> card.

 So far, I've only tried one network card, and the dhcp part works fine,
although I've been power-cycling the set-top box whenever I try
something different.

 Still searching formy windoze CD...
> As for the setup, the program just points you to a web site which does
> all the checks and setting up. I can't remember the address though.


 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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