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Re: PPP and Linux

On Fri, 5 Dec 1997, Alex Yukhimets wrote:

> > I have installed Linux, and think that it is really great!  There are a
> > couple of things that I would like to do.  Firstly, I would like to be able
> > to get my Linux side to answer the phone, and if the user logs in OK, create
> > a PPP connection so that they would be able to load a WWW browser and look
> > at my HTML pages.  Please could you give me more info about this.
> Start it with "pon" command. log off with "poff".
> And yes, you must have ppp support enabled into kernel - either by
> recompiling it or obtaining a ppp.o module.
> Hope this helps.
It will help, he certainly also wants to connect to his isp with linux,
but for now, he wants to make his box a dialin server.

This is easy. Install mgetty. Then read /usr/doc/mgetty/README.debian
Debian has his mgetty preconfigured for dialin.

I am too lazy to cut&paste the lines from it :-)


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