>>>>> "GM" == Gavin McCullagh <gavinmcc at netsoc.ucd.ie> writes:
>> Potato's kernel is 2.2. There are packages for 2.2.18pre21 in
>> stable, but I don't know if it's a default; 2.2r0 uses
>> 2.2.17pre6. If Debian shipped 2.4, you can be sure that they
>> would have all required packages set as depends for the kernel
>> package. They tend not to miss things like that.
GM> That's correct, I'm (as yet) just using the stock 2.2 kernel.
GM> I have source for a 2.4 kernel, but havn't had time to compile
GM> it yet.
2.4 works great on potato so long as you have packages at least as new
as those listed in linux/Documentation/CHANGES.
>> In any case, I'm pretty sure the problem is that CHAP needs to be
>> turned on.
GM> As I said, I'm not so good on ppp as yet. I thought PAP was
GM> what indigo used. What do I need to change?
I don't have a PPP Debian box to hand at the moment, but as I recall,
if you go into pppconfig and edit the connection, the options for PAP
and CHAP are very close together.
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