anyone ever get an HWIC-CABLE-D-2 card to work?

Warren Bailey wbailey at
Sun Mar 9 21:48:41 UTC 2014

Some cable providers do weird provisioning stuff with different flavors of
DOCSIS. Do you know if your HWIC supports the version of DOCSIS your
provider runs? It looks like those cards are good for DOCSIS 2.0, and many
new providers are 3.0 by now so that may be something to look into..?

On 3/9/14, 2:45 PM, "Matthew Petach" <mpetach at> wrote:

>On Sun, Mar 9, 2014 at 1:21 PM, chris <tknchris at> wrote:
>> Did you have comcast register this card on your account? When you try to
>> browse web do you get redirected like a modem in walled garden state?
>Yes, I read the HFC MAC address off to the comcast
>account activation people, and they repeated it back to
>me to make sure it was correct.
>I can't browse the web because the line protocol
>state on the interface is still "down"--until the
>line protocol comes up, there's no ability to
>send or receive packets.  :(
>If there were a way to force line protocol to come
>up, and get an IP address on the interface, I might
>then be able to get to the captive portal; but without
>a usable IP address on the interface, there's no packet
>flow happening at layer 3.  :(

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