[CLUG-tech] Recommended ADSL Modem?

Hans hvdmerwe at sunspace.co.za
Wed Feb 1 12:36:19 SAST 2006


On Wed, 2006-02-01 at 12:32 +0200, Zoltan Szecsei wrote:
> Rudolf Vavruch wrote:
> > I assume this subject has been discussed to death but I can't find much 
> > information on the wiki and there doesn't seem to be a search 
> > functionality on the list.
> > 
> > We're planning on getting ADSL, at the moment we're considering the 
> > HomeDSL 384 (any comments?). The modem will be connected probably to an 
> > Ubuntu machine at first but I would like to change it to OpenBSD at some 
> > point in the future.
> > 
> > I've read that Telkom's Marconi modem's are to be avoided. We're looking 
> > for a solid mid-rangeish modem. Any suggestions, any recommendations 
> > where would be a good place to get hold of such an item?
> > 
> > Thanks,
> > Rudolf
> > 
> 
> errr.... shouldn't this be on clug-chat???
> 
> 
> A lot of us use Netgear 834uk (guk, gtuk or pnuk varieties) and are 
> happy with them.
> A lot of us also seem to flame the Telkom marconi offering too.
> 

Linksys wireless, hub, ADSL modem is also an option - bit pricey if your
only in the market for a budget modem.  It will conn to anything via
Ethernet and give you the added bonus of wireless. 


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