NationalI was wondering what was going on with my Comcast internet connection last night and just found this status page.
General Outage - Resolved at 4/14/2005 2:37:48 AM EDT
(Connection to the Internet is currently unavailable. Our technicians are aware of the situation and are working to resolve the issue. This outage was logged at : 4/13/2005 6:47:00 PM EDT.)
Looks like it was down for over seven hours. Almost as bad as NStar electric.
Here's a link for the status for the 617 area code.
Check your own area by replacing '617' in the URL with your own area code.
Here's a speed test page for us in Boston/NYC to use:
I get 6084/683!
In Mac OS X, System Preferences, Internet, is this how you enter alternate DNS settings?