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Date:      Sat, 5 Oct 1996 09:24:31 -0400 (EDT)
From:      Frank Seltzer <>
Cc:        Charlie Root <>, questions@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   RE: ppp.conf for iij
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On Sat, 5 Oct 1996 wrote:

> On 04-Oct-96 Charlie Root wrote:
> >>I would really like to make use of the ppp.conf for tun0 but 
> >I can't get my modem to dial using it.  I have a USR 14.4 Sportster.
> >I can call out manually, but I prefer the script method.  Any 
> >suggestions.
> Well, they say misery loves company, so I thought I'd let you 
> know that I'm waiting to see some answer to this one myself!  I
> can't get the damn thing to dial either, and haven't been able
> to with three different installations.  All have different modems,
> and ports, etc, but on all of them I have to use 'term' mode and
> manually dial/login to my ISP.  There is some magic involved to
> make it work apparently, and its not intuitively obvious to the
> most casual observer... :)  Linux PPP, with all its problems with
> it being a moving target is far superior to this as far as I can
> see.

Just my .02 worth here. Most people suggest not running routed with a PPP
linkup but I have found that PPP won't dial without it.

> Paul
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