The Register: UK Linux users find alternatives to BT ADSL modem; LinkSys adapter to bypass problem
Jan 25, 2001, 17:52 (7 Talkback[s])
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"UK Linux users fed up of waiting for Alcatel to get its act
together and ship drivers that will let the open source OS talk to
the SpeedTouch USB modem BT bundles with its home ADSL offering
will soon have some alternatives to choose from."
"First, UK ISP Tele2 offers a wireless DSL via its (growing)
CDMA network. The service works with Linux and seems relatively
cheap... The snag is Tele2's rather limited geographical
"US DSL specialist LinkSys is working on a USB-to-RJ45
adaptor, allowing Linux users to connect USB modems to their
Ethernet cards, thus negating the need for drivers. ...the adaptor
is around three months away from release."