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Re: [vox] Fiber to my door!
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Re: [vox] Fiber to my door!

I'd have to see what someone would charge for a news
feed and what WinFirst's limits on traffic will be.

Interesting idea for someone like me who wants to be
an admin...(or was that masochist?)


--- Rod Roark <rod@sunsetsystems.com> wrote:
> Cool!  And with all that bandwidth you could
> probably
> run your own news server....
> -- Rod
>    http://www.sunsetsystems.com/
> Marc Hasbrouck said:
> > Well, I now have high speed internet. WinFirst has
> > been digging around in my neigborhood (South
> Natomas)
> > long enough. After a day of install work, I have
> > broadband (about 7-8MB), telephone and cable in
> one
> > package. The data and telephone stream are carried
> on
> > fiber to the house, the cable is on coax from a
> > neighborhood switch.
> >
> > The only down side...no usenet server at WinFirst.
> Did
> > I really need those binary groups? At least the
> text
> > groups are carried by Dejanews.
> >
> > In other good news about this, I was able to set
> up my
> > Linux to work with this. I have a hardware
> > router/firewall doing DHCP for me. Once I set the
> > Linux box for DHCP and entered the DNS addresses,
> we
> > were off!
> >
> > Now to download Redhat 7.2 ...
> >
> > Marc Hasbrouck

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