FW: [LINK] Do Telstra require MS Windows for broadband?
drose at nla.gov.au
Fri Feb 18 10:32:34 EST 2005
>From: link-bounces at anu.edu.au [mailto:link-bounces at anu.edu.au]
>On Behalf Of Rick Welykochy
>Posted At: Thursday, 17 February 2005 12:16
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>Conversation: [LINK] Do Telstra require MS Windows for broadband?
>Subject: Re: [LINK] Do Telstra require MS Windows for broadband?
> "When the Telstra "Technician" came to my door to install my
> Telstra ADSL I was curious why he had this massive hand book.
> Telstral _DO NOT_ support Linux, the reason for this is that
> the "Technicians" are incompetent. Had I not been on hand to
> install the NIC, this guy would still be here, it was pathetic.
> could not even add a windows driver for the NIC, I had to do it
> for him....</rant>"
To be fair, these guys are telstra linesmen. Austel certified linesmen.
It's a big jump from testing copper to messing around with PCs, and the
one I spoke to said that they had only about half a day of training.
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