cable modems are a pain

My grandmother’s cable modem is being a pain. I’ve been trying to connect the laptop I brought with me to it, and it’s not providing a DHCP response. What an annoyance. I know it’s so that the customer only has “one PC at a time”, but it is still damned annoying. I think I’ll need to leave things powered off for a while to get the bloody thing reset…

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