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Re: Time to Purchase a Cable Modem!

On Mon, Jan 03, 2005 at 04:43:31PM -0600, Robert Citek wrote:
> On Monday, Jan 3, 2005, at 15:36 US/Central, hcrouch@mchsi.com wrote:
> >Before I jump in, does anyone have good or bad experiences with this 
> >product?
> >Is there another cable modem on the market that I should consider?
> This is not a commentary on your particular Netgear model, but in my 
> experience I prefer to have a NAT/Router/FW that is separate from the 
> cable modem and the WiFi.  In diagram form:
> {internet}--{cable modem}--{NAT/Router/FW}--{WiFi}

I agree, mostly.  I'd get the cheapest cable modem possible, then add
a Linksys WRT54G.

Show up to the meeting on Wednesday, and I'll show you why you want
the WRT54G.  :-)

steve@silug.org           | Southern Illinois Linux Users Group
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Steven Pritchard          | http://www.silug.org/

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