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Date:      Wed, 1 Jul 1998 18:23:42 -0700 (PDT)
From:      Doug White <dwhite@resnet.uoregon.edu>
To:        Scott Bogert <scott.bogert@usa.net>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: few more questions that i can't seem to find the answers to
Message-ID:  <Pine.BSF.3.96.980701182250.26370U-100000@resnet.uoregon.edu>
In-Reply-To: <000001bda184$eb270580$fe991e26@lisa>

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On Sat, 27 Jun 1998, Scott Bogert wrote:

> i thank all of you that responded to my first email.
> 
> still having a bit of trouble getting going though.
> 
> firstly, there seems to be no support for a modem on the com3 port, all i
> see is selections for ppp on com1 and ppp on com2....am i missing something?

Com3 (sio2) isn't enabled by default.

> secondly, where on earth do i enter in the phone number, log in name, and
> password for my isp?

/etc/ppp/ppp.conf

> as for the service provider's ip address....i called support an he said that
> they do not have one and the DNS and gateway are assigned dynamically.  it
> says in the documentation that MY ip address is negotiated by the
> software....is the rest of this also.

You need the DNS IP (which is static) but the local and remote IPs are
dynamic.

Doug White                              | University of Oregon  
Internet:  dwhite@resnet.uoregon.edu    | Residence Networking Assistant
http://gladstone.uoregon.edu/~dwhite    | Computer Science Major


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