From: Justin Mason (jm at domain netnoteinc.com)
Date: Wed 15 Sep 1999 - 11:28:39 IST
Gordon Lalor said:
> I'm trying to set up esatclear's surf no-limits net access under linux.
> It works fine in win95. I think i have all the right settings in linux
> although i dont know if esat use PAP or CHAP.
> When i try to connect using minicom everything is ok until i get to the
> login screen, after entering the username and password, i get
> % backup authentication
> and then i'm dumped back at the login prompt, i can usually go through 2
> or 3 cycles of this before being disconnected with a "no carrier" error.
> Anyone have any light to shed on this?
EsatClear uses PAP/CHAP -- the text-based login doesn't work. Essentially
you need to use PAP/CHAP on your pppd and forget the login: prompt
Be sure to tell us how the bandwidth/latency is!
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