Re: network problems
Christopher C Chimelis <email@example.com> writes:
> On 29 Oct 1997, Ian Willmott wrote:
> > I am having problems with networking on my AXPpci33. I am concentrating
> > on getting PPP to work as this is my only possible connection to the
> > internet from that machine, and it is difficult to participate in Debian
> > development without IP connectivity. When I get this working I will try
> > ethernet.
> Hmmm...Michael Dorman has been working on getting PPP fully functional for
> awhile now. He's probably the one to discuss PPP with. FYI, he mentioned
> to me that it works, but that it's suffering from general slow behaviour.
FWIW, that slowdown doesn't seem to be Alpha-based---my PII/300 is now
seeing the same problem.
Damn fine quake machine, though.
> This is unknown. Regarding PPP, Mike is probably our best resource. He's
> practically made the ppp source his adopted child, so he should know the
> most about it. Unfortunately, he's really busy, but I'm sure if you
> mailed him, he might give you some clue as to what's going on.
I'm willing to work on this---I'm busy, but the UDB's on the net
again, so it's a bit easier to get things done. I'll look into
whipping up a PPP based on the latest 2.2.0f package and see if I
can't get that working.
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