DragonFly users List (threaded) for 2006-10
Re: Cable internet
Bryan Berch wrote:
It is about I get rid of dial-up and get something faster. My only
other choice is Comcast broadband. My questions are:
1. Has any one used it and is it worth it?
2. What cable modem did you use?
I've used Motorola on three different providers and Terrayon on two, prefer the
All these are mass-produced to a price target and have components that deal with
analog and are exposed to rude spikes and such during their lifetime.
You CAN get a bad one - right out-of-the box, and the DO suffer damage and
failure in use. My response has been to rent, not buy, as a replacement seems
to be needed every 12-24 months where there are regular thunderstorms.
Caveat: Use some other mx for your e-mail, not comcast.
Our MX'en blacklist all of comcast, as they do nothing useful to block outbound
to port 25, and are *infested* with Win-Zombies.