Was it Ulysees who wrote on Monday 07 January 2002 10:46:
> Anybody want to tell me what I'm forgetting, set up rh7.1 on a box
> yesterday, installed pppd and kppp, modem testing ok, dialup using kppp and
> it goes as far as logging onto network and sits there, in the console
> window kppp was started from it complains about not being able to find
> /dev/ppp0 then checks if the kernel supports ppp and comes back sayin it
> does then repeats the /dev/ppp0 error. It rings a distant bell but I can't
> for the life of me remember what it is.
>> Ideas ?
Check the /dev directory, then try
ifconfig (find out what network bits are there
# ifup ppp0 (options as you need)
which should/might run a dialling script.
If you're not out of trouble, read the PPP-HOWTO> Skip the most of it
(Preamble. contents, what's in here, what's not in here, what's out there,
biography of every linux author, biography of every linux user, etc) Go to
Section 10 and try from there. Do it. it works.
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