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Date:      Mon, 04 Nov 1996 18:57:11 -0600 (CST)
From:      David Kelly <dkelly@hiwaay.net>
To:        Tim Vanderhoek <hoek@freenet.hamilton.on.ca>
Cc:        questions@freebsd.org, lesliel@concentric.net, "Hr.Ladavac" <lada@ws2301.gud.siemens.co.at>
Subject:   Re: FreeBSD vs. Linux
Message-ID:  <XFMail.961104190139.dkelly@hiwaay.net>
In-Reply-To: <Pine.GSO.3.95.961104170008.4804A-100000@james.freenet.hamilton.on.ca>

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On 23:04:06 Tim Vanderhoek wrote:
>>On Mon, 4 Nov 1996, Hr.Ladavac wrote:
>
>> Unlike Win95, you practically *have* to write a login script, but it's
>> just as easy as with Windows.  I had no problems so far, and the daemon
>> dials in automatically as soon as you connect, etc.
>
>Unless you don't mind manually dialling-in everytime.  I'm not comfortable
>with the idea of automatic on-demand dialing so I've never bothered to
>learn more than `term' `show route', and `add * ffff 7.7.7.7'... 

Yeah, that's *me* alright. Not comfortable with auto dial-out, especially
when this machine is also connected to the local amateur radio network. :-)

While its easy enough to prevent auto dial-out with my external modem
simply by turning it off, I still use pppd, and connect up manually
with kermit. Still type "atdt 555-xxxx" also.
--
David Kelly N4HHE, dkelly@tomcat1.tbe.com (wk), dkelly@hiwaay.net (hm)
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