unit finally arrived! Giddy with excitement, I rip open
the package and start hooking it up. I tell Rob
(my roommate) to call up Velotel
to get the IP
addresses assigned for me (they didn't call me back.
No big deal).
The IDSL unit isn't syncing up. I still don't have my 5 IP
addresses. I think I'm slowly sinking into DSL horror territory.
I call up Velotel and report the problem. They call North Point (who is providing the
actual circuit). North Point is calling Bell South.
And the circuit still isn't syncing up.
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