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Re: High Speed Internet & FC5

On Mon, 2006-05-29 at 08:50 -0700, Kayvan A. Sylvan wrote:
> They will tell you that, but that's only because their support monkeys
> only know about Mac and Windows. Figure out what settings they want
> you to make on your network to work with their DSL, and do it on
> the FC5 box. It will work.

Sometimes it's worth lying to them.  Just say you have Windows, but
you're not at the PC, and you just need to know what options to set.

I've stopped one "support" person from giving me the click on this,
click on that, routine, and just asked them for the connection and
service details I needed to plug into my system.  I think you could
almost hear the relief as several minutes of explanations just got side
stepped into just having to tell me about three or four parameters.

(Currently running FC4, occasionally trying FC5.)

Don't send private replies to my address, the mailbox is ignored.
I read messages from the public lists.

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