From: Gordon Lalor (gordonl at domain tinet.ie)
Date: Fri 30 Apr 1999 - 01:26:21 IST
>I take it a lot of people on this list have (at least tried) debian. So it
>stands to reason that a couple have managed to get it to connect with pppd.
>If so, could they please tell me what I'm doing wrong with my connection
>with Debian 2.1? I've set up a ppp connection on most distributions of
>Linux, and even FreeBSD, but I just can't get it to work with debian. Here's
>the output from /var/log/messages...
>Apr 29 16:50:47 stuff chat: Protocol:
>Apr 29 16:50:47 stuff chat: -- got it
>Apr 29 16:50:47 stuff chat: send (ppp^M)
>Apr 29 16:50:47 stuff pppd: Serial connection established.
>Apr 29 16:50:48 stuff pppd: Using interface ppp0
>Apr 29 16:50:48 stuff pppd: Connect: ppp0 <--> /dev/modem
>Apr 29 16:51:19 stuff pppd: Connection terminated.
>It doesnt even TELL me what I'm doing wrong. Someone please help?
Have you added the user you're doing this as to the dip group,
also debian uses the pon and poff commands to start pppd. These
were the 2 things that caught me when i first used debian.
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