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Re: Can't connect with my new ADSL

----- Original Message -----
From: "Anthony Campbell" <ac@acampbell.org.uk>
To: <debian-user@lists.debian.org>
Sent: Wednesday, December 10, 2003 5:56 PM
Subject: Can't connect with my new ADSL

> I've subscribed to uklinux ADSL and according to BT the line is working.
> I have an Ethernet card and an ADSL modem router (Mentor). This appears
> to be installed correctly: at least, ifconfig recognizes the card and
> the modem ADSL light is on.
> I have placed the username and password provided by uklinux in
> /etc/ppp/papsecrets and /etc/ppp/peers/dsl-provider as specified in the
> Debian readme file for pppoe.

I think you are barking up the wrong tree.  AFAIK, ADSL in this country uses
PPPoA, not PPPoE.  The thing to do (after undoing the things you've done
above) is to connect to your router via the Ethernet card in order to
configure it (the router).  I suggest you consult your router documentation.


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