[brlug-general] anyone using Vonage over Cox Cable successfully?
johnahebert at yahoo.com
Sun Feb 13 20:14:08 CST 2005
--- Christian Tortorich <ctorto1 at lsu.edu> wrote:
> right right I just figured you could release it from
> the laptop, then plug in the vonage thingie and get
> it going.
I realized your point after I replied earlier. I could
have tried changing my laptop's MAC address to match
that of the vonage thingie and manually releasing it
like you suggest.
But now if I messed around with it, my wife would kill
> Glad you got it to work. My dad has vonage
> and i find that it is generally OK but from time to
> time his speech stutters like its dropping packets.
Same here. We didn't shop around but went with Vonage
because they seem to have a good package and support.
Now I wish we had shopped around more.
> What im saying with the wireless hub thing is that
> for a very low cost you can solve all the silly cox
> MAC problems plus give yourself a WAP.
Actually have a Linksys WRT54G but on the Eatel
> Just a
> suggestion. Since I connect things sort of randomly
> at the house, I find that not having to futz with
> cox is a boon.
I see your point.
> Im sure if you had to call thier tech
> support you know how fun they are.
No kidding. :P
> Of course, an linux router and switch/hub would do
> the same if you have that lying about. Just a
Mostly this solution came about due to my wife's need
for a quick solution. I like having the VoIP on
another Internet connection; my wife doesn't get mad
at me when I download lots of stuff. ;)
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