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Old 12-04-2003, 09:59 AM   #1
murray_linux
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Slackware to connect to a MS VPN


I'm trying to connect to my MS VPN at work from my slackware box.

It seems that http://pptpclient.sourceforge.net/ has designed a client for this, but I can't get it working..

The first installation step, asks you to verify that you have MPPE support, by doing a
# modprobe ppp-compress-18

and i get
modprobe: Can't locate module ppp-compress-18

so it looks like I don't have this in my kernel. Doing a make menuconfig, I couldn't find this anywhere. I am using kernel 2.4.22. There isn't really any documentation on the website telling you how to get it (for slackware, that I can find anyways).

Has anyone had any luck with connecting to VPN's? Please share

Thanks,

Murray
 
Old 12-04-2003, 10:09 AM   #2
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wait a tic...

i've found that by following this:

http://pptpclient.sourceforge.net/ho...90-build.phtml

i've got past the first step, modprobe ppp-compress-18 works now. we'll see how it goes from here..
 
  


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