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Re: [opensuse] Need Router Recommendation
  • From: Patrick Shanahan <ptilopteri@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 24 Jan 2007 15:47:58 -0500
  • Message-id: <20070124204758.GR23153@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
* Greg Wallace <gregwallace@xxxxxxxxxxx> [01-24-07 14:57]:
[...]
> I can hook up a new device to my modem with no problem, as long as I
> power cycle the modem first. Apparently, from some of the notes I'm
> reading, some ISPs lock you in to a single mac address, as you're
> describing. Not the case with my ISP or, apparently, with James
> Knott's.

To further obfuscate the situation, my roadrunner uses the modem's mac
address. If I change modems, I have to landline roadrunner and report
the new mac address from the modem. Changing routers requires nothing,
not even rebooting the modem.

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