Fruit of the loon

So two weeks ago I made the glorious switch to Time Warner's Digital Cable and Road Runner ISP. DTV rules. I've got more movie channels than I know what to do with (thank god for TiVo) and the picture's never looked better. I haven't had quite the same experience with Road Runner, however. Obviously it's fast - it has the same upload rate as my sDSL line did, but a much larger download rate. I'm disturbed by one small thing, however...I have yet to successfully play any multiplayer game. I have a reasonably complicated network set up, with a PC acting as a proxy server, but theoretically that shouldn't be a problem. I haven't managed to actually connect to a game, since no server browser I've tried yet has been able to refresh a list of servers (which is odd, since I can ping servers manually just fine). I'm going to play around with my network this weekend, and hopefully I'll find a solution on my end, since any ISP that prevents me from multiplayer gaming is not one I'd like to stay with for too long.

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Cable Modem & Hub Probs
Aug 4, 2001, 18:14
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Cable Modem & Hub Probs Aug 4, 2001, 18:14
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I just got RR yesterday in Austin and the joker installer wouldn't hook the modem into the notwork, told me I was on my own. I got a little linksys 4 port hub and no combo of using the straight cable with the uplink or crossover with any other ports seems to be working. Tech support must have told the installer what to say because they said the same thing ! Anyone got a clue ? Running win98se with Norton firewall and no proxy.

Congrats Loony on getting your gaming going, I am still just trying to get the network going with this bitch.

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