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Re: Verizon was Re: Netops list
On Wed, 28 Mar 2007, S. Ryan wrote: > I hate suggesting to a customer plugging in a computer straight to the > DSL modem because a lot of times, especially at a business location, > it's difficult. > > However, 9 times out of 10 if you put a little effort into finding the > DSL modem, it's usually not 'too difficult' to then unplug the cable and > then plug a cable from the modem into a laptop. > > If it's so difficult you can't do this, whoever placed the modem there > to begin with ought to have their ass kicked. Not impossible, but with the DSL modem at least ten feet off the floor, it's a royal pain. I have found someone at Verizon who has offered to look at the situation, however. Thanks to you and especially to Richard G who offered to go out there, but hopefully a site visit will not be necessary. -- Steve Sobol, Professional Geek ** Java/VB/VC/PHP/Perl ** Linux/*BSD/Windows Victorville, California PGP:0xE3AE35ED It's all fun and games until someone starts a bonfire in the living room.