On 04/05/05, John Hasler <email@example.com> wrote:
David R. Litwin writes:
> I think that the problem is I don't have pppd.
Unlikely: PPP is in the base system and pppd is part of it.
Quite right: I do have it.
> When I went to configure it, it did not exist.
How did you try to configure it? _Exactly_ what did you do and _exactly_
I honestly have no idea what that was all about.
> I went in /etc/ppp/ and there was no pppd.
/etc/ppp/ is where the configuration files for PPP are kept. Pppd is in
Yes, I found it and it generaly says that my permission is denied
(despite the fact that in the konsole, I used su so that I was the
root. I think, yes?
> I've seen it there before...
I think you are confused.
Indeed I was.
> Are there any other data that you need?
Run pppconfig as root, follow the instructions, and tell us _exactly_ what
I ran it. I created a new connection. Dynamic IP, Chap (I went on
the web-site and it would seem to me that it uses both), login,
password, 115200. Now, I do not have an intereior modem: I've an
ethernet card. This is why I use pppoeconf, which always worked in
I think, though, that the following is more important.
I printed the ifconfig from knoppix when I was properly connected.
Then, I ran ifconfig in Debian. It turns out that every thing is the
same (eth0, lo) save the ppp0: It isn't there. When I run ifconfig
ppp0, it says: ppp0: error fetching information: Device not found. I
think that this is the problem: The ppp0. What can I do?