1 adsl & 1 broadband at the same time

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I have a new adsl with sbc and a cable modem with adelphia i want to
know if i
can connect both of them to my laptop ibm thinkpad pentium 4


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mcking

Re: 1 adsl & 1 broadband at the same time



| I have a new adsl with sbc and a cable modem with adelphia i want to
| know if i can connect both of them to my laptop ibm thinkpad pentium 4
|
| --
| mcking

The Edimax PermaLink PRI-682
http://www.edimax.com/html/english/products/PRI682.htm has two WAN ports and
performs load
balancing.

--
Dave
http://www.claymania.com/removal-trojan-adware.html
http://www.ik-cs.com/got-a-virus.htm



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One caveat with these dual WAN boxes that is rarely mentioned  is that a
single user does not get the benefit of the sum of both bandwidths (for lack
of a better term).  i.e., if I start a large file download via FTP, that
session will get placed on either the DSL or the cable connection and will
download at one of those speeds, not the sum of the two.   I found this out
the hard way after spending considerable $$$ on a Sonicwall firewall upgrade
with dual WAN ports that did not work as I expected.

If you've got a bunch of different sessions going on a single PC, or an
office with many PCs a box like this may help alleviate congestion.

-- Paul




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| One caveat with these dual WAN boxes that is rarely mentioned  is that a
| single user does not get the benefit of the sum of both bandwidths (for lack
| of a better term).  i.e., if I start a large file download via FTP, that
| session will get placed on either the DSL or the cable connection and will
| download at one of those speeds, not the sum of the two.   I found this out
| the hard way after spending considerable $$$ on a Sonicwall firewall upgrade
| with dual WAN ports that did not work as I expected.
|
| If you've got a bunch of different sessions going on a single PC, or an
| office with many PCs a box like this may help alleviate congestion.
|
| -- Paul
|

This is a load balancing device.  It is not just a if one fails it will use the
other WAN
port.

--
Dave
http://www.claymania.com/removal-trojan-adware.html
http://www.ik-cs.com/got-a-virus.htm



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There are "dual wan routers" which can handle to connections and do
some load balancing between the two.


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