null-modem PPP connection from Windows
Peter S Galbraith writes:
> A friend want to connect his Debian laptop and a Windows box
> through a null-modem cable; we thought a PPP link would be most
> flexible in terms of usability (http, ftp, telnet, etc).
> He uncommented the `getty -L ttyS1 19200 vt100' line in
> /etc/inittab and added the serail port to /etc/securetty.
> In the Windows log files, he can see that the "Debian GNU/Linux 2.1"
> login prompt appear.
Don't start a getty instead start pppd from init or a shell script in /etc/init.d/. See the manuals.
> The question is now to get pppd started automatically instead of
> a shell login. Is that done using the `-l login_program' getty
> Any hints out there?
> Peter Galbraith, research scientist <GalbraithP@dfo-mpo.gc.ca>
> 6623'rd GNU/Linux user at the Counter - http://counter.li.org/
Just curious, how do you set up the Winbug side of the ppp connection
It alway think of a modem involved.
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