[ale] Comcast preventing Linux on wireless router modems?
hbbs at comcast.net
Mon Feb 25 07:15:57 EST 2008
Only perhaps as far as the cable modems Comcast supplies. I'd suggest
not renting theirs and buying one outright from Microcenter, etc.
Daniel Howard wrote:
> I got a call last nite from a teacher I'd given an Ubuntu PC for her
> kids to use at home. The Comcast guy was there installing a cablemodem
> router with wireless and they were having trouble getting the Ubuntu PC
> on the network, something about the router reporting "This OS not
> supported." I've hung Linux PCs off of cablemodems for years now w/o
> problems, is there something new Comcast Atlanta could be doing to
> prevent Linux OS PCs?
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