in reply to RE: RE: RE: RE: My home internet connection is ADSL
in thread My home internet connection is
well, there is also the fact that all the dynamic IP schemes
for DSL suck. most providers these days are offering PPPoE
which is a lot like a dialup connection in terms of the
ISP's level of control over the connection (it is a session
based connectivity protocol, i.e. your DSL has to "dial up"
with a username and password). DHCP is not so bad, unless
your DSL network is overbooked, in which case you can have
problems renewing leases (read: you can't access the
Internet because your ISP takes away your IP address and
won't return it or give you a new one). to me, avoiding all
of that hassle is worth a few extra bucks a month. my static
IP DSL is rock solid.