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Re: strange PPPd problems (dialing out)

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On Fri, Apr 26, 2002 at 12:41:39PM -0400, Paul Miller wrote:
> I'm having a very strange problem with getting pppd to work for
> outgoing connections.  I have two ISA modems installed, on ttyS1 and
> ttyS3.  I have no problems on ttyS1, but on ttyS3, I cannot ping the
> remote server - I connect as usual, get assigned an IP, etc. but I
> still cannot ping anything (using the IP address)!  The connection
> shows up in ifconfig.  Using minicom, I can dialout and connect to
> remove systems with both modems and have no problems, using the same
> configuration.  I'm also running mgetty, and have no problems
> receiving faxes, etc on either modem.  I've tried switching the
> phone lines too.  Does anyone have *ANY* idea of what could be the
> problem or how to further investigate it?  I copied all kinds of
> info below.

I'm not quite sure I understand what you're trying to do.  Are you
trying to dial both modems up to an ISP and get double the bandwidth?
This is a lot more complicated than it sounds, and requires ISP


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