Verizon DSL ??

Jim mickeyboa at
Thu Jul 3 19:53:44 UTC 2008

Raymond C. Rodgers wrote:
> Jim wrote:
>> I had a bad experience with dealing with setting up a Dialup 
>> connection with Verizon, once I mention Linux the help desk, a Indian 
>> ,  he drop me like a hot potato, I failed to do so, never in my 100 
>> years of use of Linux was not able to setup a Dialup connection.
>> This computer I'm trying to get on the Internet is a Gateway it uses 
>> those small pci cards, that doesn't have a ethernet card in it, and I 
>> will have to use a rj45/USB ethernet adapter, does Verizon DSL modems 
>> have output ports for rj45 or USB connections.
>> I have a rj45/USB ethernet  adapter that works fine in Fedora.
> Verizon's DSL department seems to be very supportive of Linux and BSD 
> OSes, and the modem I got from them 7 years ago was RJ-45 only. Once 
> you get set up, you may want to join their 0.verizon.linux USENET 
> group for any tweaks or problems using Linux on their service. (I 
> never had any with Fedora though, smooth sailing all the way.)
> Raymond
My problem was with setting up Dialup and handshaking.
What is the http://  for the 0.verizon.linux USENET group.

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