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Re: How do I accomplish this

On Friday 28 January 2005 11:54, Rodney D. Myers wrote:
>On Thu, 27 Jan 2005 20:15:26 -0800
>"Rodney D. Myers" <rdmyers@MtPalomar.net> wrote:
>> My friend has Verizon DSL, with a funky modem (don't have that
>> info handy), and every once in a while the stupid piece of
>> hardware locks up.
>> Since Verizon does not "support" linux, we need to boot his
>> daughters windos XP machine to run "ipconfig /RELEASE", etc.
>> Is there a way to get any linux command to simulate this command &
>> actions?
>> Thanks
>Thanks to William & Gene..
>I'll have both of these printed out, so on Monday I can try them
> out.
>BTW, they do  have a firewall/router installed between the modem &
> the home computers. It just doesn't reset the stupid piece of
> hardware..
>Again, thanks

Normally, a disconnect, followed by a reconnect, done from the routers 
web page should do it.  But you are correct, that Westell 2200 I have 
does need a powerdown occasionally.

Cheers, Gene
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