From: firstname.lastname@example.org (George Bonser)
Subject: Re: PPP
Date: 22 Nov 1996 04:41:25 GMT
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SLiRP will do PPP too.
In article <199611211512.PAA17769@ind206ab.wi.leidenuniv.nl>,
email@example.com (J.H.M.Dassen) writes:
>> Are there any programs available for linux that allow you to
>> logon to a normal telnet getty and then start up a PPP connection from
>> the command line? I have a dialup connection to the whole network, but
>> the PPP lines for this school are monstrously overcrowded.
>I'm not aware of such a tool for PPP, but there is one for SLIP:
>SLiRP. Basically, you dial in, make a terminal connection, preferably
>make that connection 8-bit clean, and start a daemon on the remote
>Check out /usr/doc/HOWTO/mini/Dip+SLiRP+CSLIP.gz (doc-linux package).
>Hope this helps,
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>have the decency to betray his country.
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