Re: PPP not connecting...

root (
Sun, 13 Jun 1999 22:50:27 -0600

Andrew Diller wrote:

> PPP question:
> I have the 2.2.6 kernel, and have tried both KDE ppp and the GNOME PPP but
> both just hang.
> I know that on my intel OpenLinux 1.3 with KDE 1.1 PPP i can connect to the
> UPENN dialup servers and it works fine via PAP.
> KDE PPP on YDL is hanging-- I've even used the terminal mode, and logged in
> via the remote shell, exectuted PPP and have seen the ppp 'signals' coming
> back down the modem.....

At what stage does it "hang"?

> Is anyone using KDE PPP (or the GNOME PPP) successfully?

I use kppp under kde and windowmaker with no problems. I did have to use
/dev/cua0 rather than /dev/ttyS0 to get it going, but I'm not sure why.

> Alas, I just realized that there is no Netscape.... oh well.

There is a version of netsape(8.6 which I'm using right now) that runs under
ydl or linuxppc R5. Try the following site.


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