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RE: Connecting ADSL

> -----Original Message-----
> From: David Baron [mailto:d_baron@012.net.il] 
> Sent: 11 December 2003 08:22
> To: debian-user-digest@lists.debian.org
> Subject: Re:Connecting ADSL
> Same problem!
> Note that many ADSL modem do NOT support PPPoE which makes 
> them difficult to configure. I have read many 
> advice-responses to these thing, tried ADSL4Lin (which will 
> set up certain connections but not mine--first question is 
> for country and then local providers are presented and the 
> menus are in Dutch). To no avail.
> The Eth0 is set up presumably correctly. I can ping the modem 
> ( and the computer's IP ( as 
> directed by the provider. What is patently MISSING is my 
> LOGON to the ADSL!!
> How does one do this? Is the PAPsecrets thing the way and how 
> is this set up?
> Apparently most Linux installations assume that the computer 
> is on a network that is always connected from a server.
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I have no idea what modem you are running, but I had similar issues to start
I found http://eciadsl.flashtux.org/index.php?lang=en to be a fantastic bit
of kit.
simple to setup (username, pass etc), type of modem, provider addresses
highly recommended.


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