Verizon was Re: Netops list

Steve Sobol sjsobol at
Wed Mar 28 23:23:55 UTC 2007

On Wed, 28 Mar 2007, S. Ryan wrote:

> I hate suggesting to a customer plugging in a computer straight to the 
> DSL modem because a lot of times, especially at a business location, 
> it's difficult.
> However, 9 times out of 10 if you put a little effort into finding the 
> DSL modem, it's usually not 'too difficult' to then unplug the cable and 
> then plug a cable from the modem into a laptop.
> If it's so difficult you can't do this, whoever placed the modem there 
> to begin with ought to have their ass kicked.

Not impossible, but with the DSL modem at least ten feet off the floor, 
it's a royal pain.

I have found someone at Verizon who has offered to look at the situation, 
however. Thanks to you and especially to Richard G who offered to go out 
there, but hopefully a site visit will not be necessary.

Steve Sobol, Professional Geek ** Java/VB/VC/PHP/Perl ** Linux/*BSD/Windows
Victorville, California     PGP:0xE3AE35ED

It's all fun and games until someone starts a bonfire in the living room.

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