[nSLUG] Aliant High Speed Internet

Jamie Fifield fifield at ghost.nslug.ns.ca
Fri Aug 16 22:57:43 ADT 2002


What's the difference between MTT and Aliant?  I thought they were
one in the same, in which case I'm with Michael: I don't understand.
:)

On Fri, Aug 16, 2002 at 08:52:59PM -0400, Jesse Lawrence wrote:
> --- M Taylor <mctylr at privacy.nb.ca> wrote:
> > On Fri, Aug 16, 2002 at 09:20:27AM -0400, Jesse
> > Lawrence wrote:
> > > Hello all, I'm trying to configure a Mandrake
> > Linux
> > > box to access Aliant high speed internet, and I'm
> > > having some difficulty.  This is something that I
> > did
> > > with great ease using m-powered, but they've since
> > > switched to Aliant.
> > > 
> > > Aliant gives you a cd for install on windoze and
> > mac,
> > > which it claims you "need" to hook it up.  It
> > should
> > > however, be configurable on a Linux box.  I
> > believe
> > > that Aliant uses PPPoE (not certain), but I'm not
> > sure
> > > exactly how to set it up.  I've been trying the
> > > Mandrake Control Center (graphical setup), because
> > I
> > > don't know how to do this in the command line.  
> > 
> > I'm a bit unclear, did you have MTT m-power
> > installed and
> > working with your current Mandrake Linux box? You
> > did NOT
> > receive any new hardware from MTT/Alaint, right?
> > 
> > Or do I have the basics wrong?
> >
> 
> 
> 
> Oh, I'm sorry...
> 
> I currently have m-powered at my house, but I'm moving
> to my girlfriends, who just got an Aliant hookup. 
> They won't allow us to transfer the account over to
> her place and keep it as is.  So, I have to use
> Aliant...
> 
> Jesse
> 
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