Re: Upgrading Debian
> And it persists even when I disconnect all the house wiring and hook my
> phone / modem direct to the incoming line.
That pretty well proves that it's in their system.
> For me, the clincher was when the phone company tech came to check, went
> out to the junction box in the street, disconnected the line from the
> exchange - crackle stopped - and reconnected it - crackle restarted.
That doesn't prove anything. There is no loop current when the line is
firstname.lastname@example.org (John Hasler)
Dancing Horse Hill