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Re: pppdifficulties

On Oct 15 2001, mmissett wrote:
> Thanks for the reply, I was beginning to feel ignored.  And thinking
> of the other lists.  In any event, yes, I can ping the PPP peer
> (numerically), but not anybody else.  I have been wondering about
> default route, but I don't know what to do about it.

	Use the "route -n" command to see if you have a route with
	destination of and with the gateway/router set to your
	PPP peer.

	If yes, then you're already done with the default route. If
	not, then you have to tell pppd to add a default route
	(possibly, substitute one that you already have) with a route
	like described above.

> If you could provide some advice on that, I would most appreciate
> it.  Also, one further bit of info: lynx gives me a message "lynx:
> Can't access startfile http://www.snet.net"; (my IP).  Thanks again.

	Are you *really* using your IP or using names? Names won't
	probably work before you can get pinging hosts in the

	[]s, Roger...

P.S.: You should ask this question to debian-user@lists.debian.org,
where this will reach a much wider audience and help you faster.
  Rogério Brito - rbrito@ime.usp.br - http://www.ime.usp.br/~rbrito/

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