Re: Connecting ADSL
On 11 Dec 2003, Tim Gunning wrote:
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: David Baron [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> > Sent: 11 December 2003 08:22
> > To: email@example.com
> > 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
> > (10.0.0.138) and the computer's IP (10.200.1.1/255.0.0.0) 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.
> 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.
Only for USB as far as I can see (and doesn't list my Mentor modem at
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