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Old 05-23-2006, 12:44 PM   #1
sunnydayzrback
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how to configure dial up connection in debian


i just installed debian sarge 3.1 r0a and also got the x windows system running. but i have two problems .I am not able to connect to the internet and i am unable to view my windows drives in debian.Can any one tell me how to mount these drives and this is how i configured my net connection in windowsXp (mine is adsl2+ modem connected through ethernet card)

Start>Run>ncpa.cpl
Create new connection>next
connect to the internet>next
set up my connection manually>next
connect using a broadband connection that requires username and password(u r isp may refer to this as PPPoE<next
Ispname<XXXXX
username<YYYYY
password<ZZZZZ

this is how i connected to the net on windows xp plz tell me how to connect to the inter net in debian
 
Old 05-24-2006, 07:50 AM   #2
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hi friend,
Firstly, you have to figure which dialup modem you have, so that we can advise how to configure it. Unfortunately, a great deal of modern modems, known as 'winmodems', work poorly on linux, or not at all.
There are two resources on modems that you might want to be aware of:

- www.linmodems.org. Read the 'rationale' part, and run the scanmodem tool, a lot of info will come out of it.

- the hcl (hw compatibility list) from linuxquestions. This is www.linuxquestions.org/hcl. Maybe someone has already succeeded.

Regarding win drives, how are they connected to the machine and which filesystems do you have installed?
 
Old 06-07-2006, 01:54 PM   #3
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apt-cache show pppconfig
 
  


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