Subject: Re: DirecPC support?
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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Date: 09/21/2001 10:34:38
Yes I would like to know about this too
since they are launching it this in Europe as well
and the DT2000 From Hughes only has a USB port =
and drivers are only for Windows.
It would more than neat to have it working under *BSD and especially
in fact this is not called DIRECPC but DIRECWAY ( 2 ways )
> I'm a newbie, please be kind. :-) And, I'm a newbie who just had my
> cable-modem Internet access rudely crimped* by ATT @Home (West coast, U=
> so my email is down as well - please respond to firstname.lastname@example.org.=
> - it's the only way I can get email at the moment. :-(
> Now for the query... I see that DirecPC is now offering a USB-interface=
> satellite-return dish. This is the kind that is bi-directional for
> networking (not the kind where the split the return channel into a mode=
> for uplink). Apparently it is accessed via some kind of USB interface,=
> I can't find any hard details on the web site. Net searches turn up ve=
> little, except some comments about a Helius driver for Linux. Does any=
> know how these things work, and whether there is support for the USB or=
> variety under NetBSD?
> * They are now adding mandatory firewalling of their clients, to protec=
> from the evil Windows-only viruses I could care less about. This court=
> service clips out ports 25 and 80, at least, which ... hurts.
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