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Re: [opensuse] Need Router Recommendation
  • From: James Knott <james.knott@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 24 Jan 2007 19:13:49 -0500
  • Message-id: <45B7F63D.4070403@xxxxxxxxxx>
Patrick Shanahan wrote:
> * Greg Wallace <gregwallace@xxxxxxxxxxx> [01-24-07 18:36]:
> [...]
>> Interesting. If you were using a modem like mine, would you have the
>> worst of both worlds, or is your router somehow able to overcome the
>> fact that the modem would normally only talk to a single router?
> The modem has only one output, but that output can be attached to a
> switch and multiple routers from there and/or the routers daisy
> chained.
> I don't understand "modem would normally only talk to a single
> router?".
I suspect cable modems do that, to prevent people from getting more IP
addresses than they're paying for.
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