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From: Michael Sokolov <msokolov_at_ivan.Harhan.ORG>
Date: Tue Sep 14 13:29:48 2004

Ron Hudson <> wrote:

> 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.

Unless you do dedicated-over-dial, i.e., a dedicated phone line for
the modem, always on, redial on hangup, and route a static IP block
down the pipe. That's what I do.

> I wonder what the phone company would do if a local call lasted more
> than a few hours... (number of days..)

Just checked syslog, the last time my router redialed was on Aug 24.
So the call that's in progress right now has lasted 3 weeks so far.

Received on Tue Sep 14 2004 - 13:29:48 BST

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