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Old 07-08-2004, 05:11 AM   #1
pr0xibus
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ADSL info


hello today am thinking bout installing mandrake 10 but for my adsl im wondering what information do i need apart from "username password phone number" my connection isnt through a router its PPPoATM
ive seen words like erm subnet mask etc i dont know what any of therse are any help appreciated
 
Old 07-08-2004, 08:17 AM   #2
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I'm almost positive that Roaring Penguin (rp-pppoe) will work with pppoa.... So, no... You shouldn't need anything other than your username and password. Just open up a terminal and type 'adsl-setup' and answer all the questions it throws at you and then use 'adsl-start' and 'adsl-stop' respectively for your connection.. Hope this helps..
 
Old 07-08-2004, 09:15 AM   #3
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it also depends which modem you have. I know that most Alcatel modems can be set so that they appear to be a router to your internal network.
 
  


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