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[wlug] How do I set up PPP by hand?

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Glyn Webster glyn@w...
Mon Mar 24 11:47:40 NZST 2003

> > > ostname:
> >
> > You know, that one line up there might be the one I really needed.
> Yeah, it's fairly important, you don't get an IP address if you don't send
> that line. It took me *HOURS* of fiddling in minicom to get it working,
> the mnokeys on the helpdesk at wave were of no help whatsoever :)

It worked, and I've spent several hours reading off the Web with Links now. I 
made to changes to your settings: the kernal I'm using doesn't support demand 
dailing, so I removed the "demand" option; and I removed "persist" because it 
made 'pppd' immediately reconnect every time I disconnected.

I'm finding Links to be a wonderful web-browser for text mode. It has let 
features than Lynx but it has a much better renderer.  I need to find Usenet 
and email clients of Monkey now.  They need to work in text-mode and be 
satisfied with 4 MB of  RAM.  (I remember Pine  being small and easy to use, 
but when I compiled the lastest release the executable was 6 megabytes! What 
have they done it it?!)  Any suggestions from anyone?

Glyn Webster ~  Simplicity himself. ~ glyn@w...

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