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Re: [opensuse] Need Router Recommendation
  • From: James Knott <james.knott@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 23 Jan 2007 17:30:26 -0500
  • Message-id: <45B68C82.2020703@xxxxxxxxxx>
Greg Wallace wrote:
> On Monday, January 22, 2007 @ 8:50 PM, John Andersen wrote:
>
>
>> On Monday 22 January 2007 17:32, Greg Wallace wrote:
>>
>>> I just purchased a Belkin 4 port router and the built-in firewall in it
>>>
> is
>
>>> leaking like a sieve (constantly getting intrusions). I had always used
>>> Linksys, but they just don't seem to last very long in my experience.
>>>
> So,
>
>>> I'm looking for alternatives. I like IOGEAR equipment, but they don't
>>>
> make
>
>>> wired routers and I'd just as soon not go wireless right now (personal
>>> choice). In doing some browsing, I found out that Netgear and D-Link
>>>
> both
>
>>> make wired routers. Anyone had experience with either of these? Anyone
>>> have another alternative brand to recommend?
>>>
>
>
>> I've used Netgear and found them quite satisfactory.
>>
>
>
>> I've used both their wired and wireless.
>>
>
> <snip>
>
>> _____________________________________
>> John Andersen
>> --
>>
> Well John, I went down to Fry's today and bought a Netgear 4 port router. I
> tried to set it up and it couldn't even connect to my ISP, which is cable
> modem and assigns ip addresses automatically (so how could it fail to get
> the address?).

Did you remember to make the appropriate live sacrifices to the computer
gods? ;-)

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