Re: ppp problems
From: Clive Menzies (clive_at_clivemenzies.co.uk)
Date: Fri, 2 Apr 2004 08:51:42 +0100 To: firstname.lastname@example.org
On (01/04/04 18:04), Phil wrote:
> I'm trying to set up a home server (as practice) and having trouble with
> finding module for a dell e100 imbedded NIC. It seems that one exists on
> the debian site but the NIC doesn't work so I can't logon. Sooooo,
Get a NIC, it'll save you hours of frustration, I tend to use
Realteks - they just work.
> I dug out a serial modem and plugged it in and got it to log into my ISP .
> . . I think ???
> It does the hand shaking thing, lights go on, The RI and RD lights flicker
> regulary every 20 seconds (approx) but when I enter an address into Mozilla
> there is clearly no reaction. The modem is maintaining a connection to the
> ISP, and I can clearly logon through windows on another machine.
> Is this HW, software or configuration. I'm using pppconfig (as I
> have done before on other machines). Where do I go from here?
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