Re: newcomer

Andrew James Alan Welty (andrew@chatlink.com)
Thu, 01 May 1997 14:21:38 -0700


> I did that and my ISP admin got mad ;) He said that I was online 17
hours with
> only 5 megs downloaded and was having something do something every 5
minutes to
> keep me online... He kicked me off. It redialed. I got that message
and
> figured out I should try another approach.

EMail yourself a 12 megabyte file, this would take about 1 hour (assuming
28,800bps)
to get to the mail server, then another hour to get back to you, giving
you about
24 megabytes worth of transfer. Adjust to need, larger/smaller file(s).