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From: Ron Hudson <>
Date: Tue Sep 14 11:30:45 2004

On Sep 14, 2004, at 1:34 AM, Gordon JC Pearce wrote:

> Ron Hudson wrote:
>> Too bad the phone company (sbc) doesn't make a slow dsl available, no
>> faster
>> than my modem but always on and shareable.. that's what I miss most.
> Dial-up is shareable, but it can be pretty slow if you do so. Look at
> one of the single-floppy firewall Linux distros out there. I've had
> pretty good results from freesco ( - easy to
> configure, and pretty solid in operation.
> Gordon.

You would still have to dial up every time you want on. It only takes a
moment to dial up, but I find it changes my web browsing habits anyway.
I wonder what the phone company would do if a local call lasted more
than a few hours... (number of days..)

I'll check out freesco, do you have to tell it when you want it to dial
Received on Tue Sep 14 2004 - 11:30:45 BST

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