[Techtalk] Modems

John Clarke johnc+linuxchix at kirriwa.net
Thu Oct 30 11:11:00 EST 2003

On Thu, Oct 30, 2003 at 07:43:34 +1100, Noir wrote:

> Does anyone know whether Optus Dial-up (optusnet.com.au) & Hello Prepaid 
> (hello.tellpacific.com.au) still allows connection from a Linux box?

i would be surprised if they don't.  i've used several dialup isps with
linux and never had any trouble connecting.  their support people might
not talk to you unless you're using windows, but if you can fake the
right responses they'll never know that you're not :-)

i've used all of these isps (at different sites) with linux  within the
last six months:

    telstra/bigpond (dialup and isdn)
    zip (now owned by pacific but still maintaining separate dialup

if all goes well i'll be adding internode adsl to that list as soon as
my adsl modem arrives :-)


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