Douglas Muth on 11 Dec 2010 10:11:04 -0800

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Re: [PLUG] Comcast Cable modem & DHCP

On Sat, Dec 11, 2010 at 9:08 AM, Julien Vehent <> wrote:
> I would like to replace the old linksys we are using in the house with a
> Debian box connected to the modem (I want netfilter and traffic control).
> The linksys is getting it's IP in DHCP mode already. From what I see, the
> lease is 3 days long.

Why not install DD-WRT on the LinkSys in question?

I did that will all of my routers, and have been very satisfied with
the results.  I even have SNMP running on them (which I monitor with
Cacti, and use in case Comcast ever tries to accuse me of going over
250 GB in a month).

-- Doug
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