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Quoting Karsten M. Self (kmself@ix.netcom.com):

> ...but this largely doesn't matter for broadband.  Most DSL/Cable
> services connect to your internal network as an Ethernet hub.  There's
> no hardware issue here -- your network card will work just fine (though
> your DSL/Cable provider may balk at dealing with GNU/Linux).  

The software issue with low-end providers requiring PPPoE is worth
noting.

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