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Re: connecting

Savvas Michael Koushiappas (smkoush@pacific.mps.ohio-state.edu) wrote:

> Hello,


> I am new in the AlphaLinux world.  I have an Alpha Multia and I tried
> connecting using a modem from home. I am running potato. 
> I get connected to my homenet using wvdial but if I try to telnet, ftp,
> ssh, a remote host I get the following message:
> "Unable to connect to remote host: No route to host".
> The same thing happens with Lynx as well. I tried using the host name as
> well as its IP address. 
> I appreciate any help. 

Your 'route' probably isn't setup. Is there a reason to use wvdial? I
find the Debian ppp scripts to be MUCH better. Just use 'pppconfig'
to set it up and then use 'pon' to dial in.

Email: <mailto:rbf@farrer.net>, <mailto:rbf@debian.org>
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