Re: Switching from GCI to ACS

From: Bob Cortez <>
Date: Tue Oct 02 2007 - 18:11:03 AKDT

Thanks everyone. Lots of different experiences. Boiled down I need to look
into "Roaring Penquin" and PPPOE. Monday is the switch over date so I have
time to gather more knowledge. Hope you are all around standing by on
Monday though :)

On 10/2/07, Greg Madden <> wrote:
> On Tuesday 02 October 2007, Bob Cortez wrote:
> > I am absolutely fed up with GCI and I'm dumping them for ACS DSL. I
> > have two XP boxes that I can use to set up the DSL modem if necessary,
> > but I also need to connect the modem to my router for my Ubuntu boxes
> > and wireless for the laptop. Anything I should know going in, or
> > should this be a pretty straight forward plug and play set up?
> > Bob
> ACS dsl uses PPPOE, so if you connect using a Linux box the Roaring
> Penguin is your friend, as Arthur pointed out. Using a router select
> PPPOE as your connection method, supply your user name and password for
> ACS, the rest of the info isn't needed or is supplied during the
> connection process. I am on 24/7 so I enable the persistent
> (re)connection, automatic dns, no idle timeout, connect on restart. These
> are Icop choices, other routers may differ in terminology but the concept
> is the same.
> --
> Greg Madden
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