[SunRescue] dsl advice

nick at snowman.netnick nick at snowman.netnick
Tue Aug 8 22:57:01 CDT 2000

I got some nice offers from SpeakEasy.net, and they offer static ip's for
decent prices.  Their policy on servers is also much better than many
others than I've seen (they explicitly do not disallow them).  I seriously
considered them, but decided I was willing to pay uunet for routed
SDSL.  (YMMV, I never actually got their service)

On Tue, 8 Aug 2000, Kurt Nowak wrote:

> Hello all,
> Im planning on getting DSL service installed in the near future, but Im
> still deciding on what service/ISP to chose. I dont need anyting fancy
> like SDSL...regular ADSL with a dynamic IP is ok.....Anyone have any
> advice and or preferences? Im especially concerned with the ease of
> implementing one of my Sparcs to run OpenBSD as a firewall/NAT to be the
> internet gateway for my home lan. I notice many DSL services have it so
> the DSL modem is bound to the MAC address of the network card... Is
> there anything else i should be concerned with? Im looking at earthlink
> right now because the seem to have a good reputation and are one of the
> few providers in my area...anyone have any gripes with them? Id hate to
> buy into a contract and then find out that i wont be able to work my
> Sparcs into the picture!
> Thanks for any help
> Kurt
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