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Old 08-08-2003, 12:19 AM   #1
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I'm a complete Linux newbie. help...please

1) I was wandering how to set up a dial-up connection through Linux, distro RH9

2) Does anyone know where to get the 3D drivers for a Radeon 9800 for RH9?

3) Also, I dual boot. I have a USB keyboard. I use linux as my loader. Until I get into either OS my keyboard isn't recognized so i cant choose which OS i want to use... i was told something about a boot.ini file? Any answers to any of these questions would be most appreaciated.

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Old 08-08-2003, 12:25 AM   #2
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1) the easiest way is to use kppp which is installed as part of KDE. This is a very easy to use GUI tool to set up PPP (dialup) connections.

Not sure about the other two. Perhaps the ATI website can help with 2.

Old 08-08-2003, 01:42 AM   #3
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Most motherboards have a option in the bios to turn usb keyboard support on, might be off.
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I was wandering how to set up a dial-up
connection through Linux, distro RH9
man pppd

Does anyone know where to get the
3D drivers for a Radeon 9800 for RH9?

Old 08-08-2003, 10:44 AM   #5
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2: check your ati home page

3: that SHOULD work no matter what, so like the guy said- its probably disabled in your bios. (or the keyboard is simply screwed)

Good luck


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