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Date:      Sat, 05 Oct 1996 17:59:48 -0400 (EDT)
From:      wb2oyc@cyberenet.net
To:        Guy Silliman <mgpr@prolog.net>
Cc:        questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   RE: PPP config Yet again <sigh>
Message-ID:  <XFMail.961005180621.wb2oyc@cyberenet.net>
In-Reply-To: <199610051608.MAA05426@ns1.ptd.net>

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On 05-Oct-96 Guy Silliman wrote:
>>Ok, I am new to the scene here, and although I can see this question has
>been asked about a million times, I too am having trouble with PPP.
>
>I have no trouble connecting and negotiating an IP from my ISP, however once
>I am connected I have no route to anywhere..
>
Guy,
  I'm really new to FreeBSD and have troubles with PPP myself, but I think
what you need to do is "add 0 0 HISADDR".  Thats what I have to do after
using term mode to connect to my ISP and have started a PPP connect.  In my
case, I have to use term, as I haven't been able to make sense out of the
ppp.conf or get it working properly.  Can't even get it to dial.  So I use
term mode to start up PPP.  The last command is the add 0 0 HISADDR at the
prompt.  If I don't do that, I have no route.  Once that is done, everything
works.  So I think that may be what you need to do.  The same thing happens
to me if I don't.  Sounds exactly what is happening in your case.

Good luck!
Paul




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