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Old 02-08-2004, 03:41 PM   #1
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Setup up DSL connection

I just installed mandrake 9.2 and i have sbc yahoo dsl. the os detects my NIC. but i have no idea of how to connect to the internet. please help..thanks
Old 02-08-2004, 03:44 PM   #2
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does your service require you to "log in" with a username and password ?
if so, did you get anything for you could provide it yet ?
Old 02-08-2004, 05:39 PM   #3
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it does require a login. i connect through winxp but i want to set it up for mandrake linux.
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I'm pretty sure these tools are available on Mandrake...

You have to be root of course.
Old 02-08-2004, 06:01 PM   #5
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locate adsl-setup (usually in /usr/sbin)
if not it is inside rp-pppoe-xx
install it and then type in a terminal (as root) adsl-setup
You must configure the connection but it work fine
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thank you all very much..i have a dynamic ip and i dont know my dns, how is this resolved?
Old 02-08-2004, 06:44 PM   #7
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Nevermind. I GOT, thanks to all of you guys. THANK YOU SO MUCH. im glad to say im replying from my linux os.


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