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Re: More Qs about Net Connection (was "Connecting to the Net")

>> "AJF" == Andrew J Fortune <mathman99@geocities.com> writes:

>> When you run pppconfig, and it asks for the modem port and the default
>> says "/dev/modem", change it to "/dev/ttyS[0-3]", with the 0-3 being the
>> number of the "COM port" your modem is on minus one. For example, if the
>> modem is on COM2, you'd specify "/dev/ttyS1".

AJF> I have done this. I have checked that indeed my modem is on COM2, and so
AJF> therefore, I set pppconfig to /dev/ttys1. However, I anm now getting the

Note, that this must be a capital S, as written in the instructions
above. ttys1 is a terminal that can't do PPP, therefor you get

AJF> "/usr/sbin/pppd: This system lacks kernel support for PPP.  This could be


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