[lug] OT: ATT Broadband service interruptions?

Nate Duehr nate at natetech.com
Thu Oct 31 02:53:27 MST 2002

On Wed, 2002-10-30 at 14:21, John Dollison wrote:

> (And, to make this Linux related, he asked me what OS I had, just before we
> registered the modem.  I said "Linux," and he said "Cool."  He didn't insist
> that I must have an OS problem; he didn't even insist that I hook the modem
> directly to my computer, instead of to my SMC Barricade router!)

One of the reasons he said "cool" was that he wasn't going to have to
log in to your box and help you set up your networking or do any of
their standard tests... they do that for the Windows folks, ya know...
you sent the guy out of your place an hour faster by having a clue! 
(GRIN)  He probably appreciated that.


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