(snip) > > > I also don't user Verizon for an ISP because they don't permit local > > > servers. Not true at all.
> > > > > > > i'm guessing you're talking about the inconvenient way some Cable/DSL > > ISPs block incoming connections on common server ports (25, 80)? > > Verizon DSL does not block port 25 in the NorthEast. Port 80 appears > blocked (Bah!), but they claim they don't block any ports. I was told > it could be the DSL modem (Westell Wirespeed A90-210015-D4), but as > far as I can tell, it isn't configurable, and doesn't block ports > anyway. Odd thing is that the port 80 trace stops at the modem. I've > never been able to figure this out. I am also a Verizon DSL customer. They have given me a similar model of the wirespeed dsl access point. They gave me a "Westell Inc" "A90-210015-04" and do not block any ports period. > > Next month, Comcast (formerly AT&T Broadband (formerly MediaOne > Broadband)) is supposed to turn on the digital upgrades in my area, so > I'm probably going to switch over. > > Oh, and BTW, other than port 80, Verizon DSL/PPP works great with > FreeBSD. They dont block 80 on my box, allthough that might be a config setting not set in my area. (snip) To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-questions" in the body of the message