AT&T DSL bypass first line

Nathan Anderson nathana at
Mon Apr 9 22:52:33 CDT 2012

On Monday, April 09, 2012 8:22 PM, Brandon Ewing <mailto:nicotine at> wrote:

> I've been an AT&T DSL customer for 3+ years, with no issues until they
> started sending people into my neighborhood to "start retrofitting for
> UVerse".  Since they've visited, my PPPoE has dropped once an hour, many
> times requiring me to restart my router (Cisco 877) to get my virtual
> interface to come back up.

Although your problems with the service provider are definitely not good,
one might also make the observation that if you're needing to reboot your
router to get it to take action again, then it might not exactly be
blameless itself...

Nathan Anderson
First Step Internet, LLC
nathana at

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