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Make sure your NIC is set to "Obtain an IP address automatically". Connect the 2210 directly to the PC's NIC with a straight thru CAT5 cable and power up the modem and then the computer. Press the reset button for 10 seconds on the back of the modem.
Open a browser session and enter "192.168.1.254" in the address field. Enter your BellSouth Username followed by "@bellsouth.net" in the User ID field. Enter your BellSouth Password in the Password field. Re-enter your BellSouth Password in the Confirm Password field. Click on Next. Update the Auto Calender Update Configuration as desired and click Next. The modem will try to initiate a session and then return to the main menu. If you get a connection error message make sure your username and password are correct and click Connect again.
You can configure your 2210's connection to be "Always On". Click here for details.