Re: available now for testing only

From: Michele Andreoli (
Date: Thu Nov 16 2000 - 14:01:21 CET

On Thu, Nov 16, 2000 at 07:16:36AM -0500, BOB GOODWIN nicely wrote:
> It needs more configuration, ppp-on started a connect
> sequence of some sort but it never went anywhere, just dots
> slowly marching across the screen. I listened on line but
> there was just dial tone. I'll give that further attention
> but it may never work, AT&T uses CHAP and that waas really
> finicky to get working in Linux all though they do provide a
> script for ppp-on!

Please: enable the syslogd and look in the file /var/log/ppp.log

> The other thing is the difference in commands from Red Hat
> that I', accustomed to, mount /cdrom instead of mount
> /dev/cdrom.

It is the same think, because in /etc/fstab we have

        /dev/cdrom /cdrom .....

> Your 17 meg version could almost work "out of the box" with
> a little more configuration. Unfortunately here it's not
> very standard since I don't use the ttyS0 ps/2 mouse
> connection.

But, please! Reconfigure your port with "setup -f port", than
SAVE you profile with "setup -s lock". You are a very unwilling user!

I you are so lazy, let me know the time/date when you connect to Internet,
and will do that for you I self, remotely, using telnet.


In summing up, I wish I had some kind of affirmative message to leave
you with, I don't. Would you take two negative messages? - Woody Allen
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