Re: Couple of more questions.
On Sun, 2003-03-02 at 00:32, Teilhard Knight wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Sebastiaan" <S.Breedveld@ITS.TUDelft.NL>
> To: <email@example.com>
> Sent: Saturday, March 01, 2003 8:56 AM
> Subject: Re: Couple of more questions.
> > Hi,
> > On Sat, 1 Mar 2003, Kent West wrote:
> > <snip>
> > >
> > > >Second. My ISP is a log on ASDL provider. That means I have to use my
> > > >Ethernet card and log with a username and a password. I do not have a
> > > >IP, but everytime a log I am assigned one (dynamic). Any way to
> > > >this in Debian? My "card" (it is built in the motherboard) is an Intel
> > > >100/ VE.
> > > >
> > > >
> > At first you have to get your ehternet card working properly. When you got
> > that to work, consult the standard documentation from your provider how
> > things are done in windoze and 'translate' this into Linux.
> Thanks Sebastiaan. The thing is that I configure that in Windows very easily
> because it has the option of a broadband connection which required a login
> and a pasword. For other MS OS's nor WinXP a configuration CD is used. Both
> methods leave you with an icon you only click to connect. Nothing much in
> the way to know how things work and I doubt my ISP's support people would be
> able to help because they are happy just to lead you through the CD
> installation wizard.
The easiest way to do this, is run pppoeconf (as root), this will lead
you through some simple prompts after which everything should Just Work.
I have used this with both bellsouth and ameritech DSL with 0 problems.
> Who ate my sandwich?
Not me ;-)