[svlug] AT&T DSL - any snags?
rsharpe at richardsharpe.com
Thu Mar 23 18:18:50 PST 2006
I can answer some of these, although I am switching to Comcast for a
> Right now AT&T has a pretty good DSL promotion and I might just take
> advantage of it. But being a Linux user I'm thinking of the usual snags:
> Will it work out of the box with a fairly recent Linux distribution?
> (with pppoe or something like that)
> Or do they require some special software that only works on Windows/Mac?
Works for me with FC3. Did so with RH9 as well.
> Do they block incoming connections on ports 21, 22, 25, 80, 443? Any
> other ports being blocked?
They don't block 22. I don't use the rest. However, I imagine that
wouldn't block them.
> Do they do traffic shaping on BitTorrent? Latency mangling on VoIP?
Richard Sharpe, rsharpe[at]richardsharpe.com, rsharpe[at]samba.org,
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