|LeRoy Cressy on Wed, 23 Jul 2003 21:56:11 -0400|
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The Comcast installer was a Linux user himself and told me that there are some loops that look for Linux and ban them. This was about 3 years ago, so if you connected a Windows box or a router to the Cable Router they both worked. But connecting a Linux box would not work and the installer told me that Comcast@home blocked Linux on some of their loops.
For instance the West Chester Loop had no problem with Linux while the Wilmington and Coatsville Loops would not allow a direct connection of a Linux Firewall.
Art Clemons wrote:
>I tried connecting a Linux box as a firewall, but all traffic was >halted. It seemed that when the saw a Linux system with a dhcp client >it would not assign an IP address. So I bought a Belkin router and >connected her Linux box and her Windows box.
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