[BL] fine-tuning eznet
davidjmoberg at gmail.com
Mon Oct 31 19:20:15 EST 2005
On 10/31/05, sindi keesan wrote:
> When I try to dial with eznet, it often times out with the message:
> LCP timeout sending Config-Requests
> I am using a free internet account which tends to be slow to answer (and
> also slow in use when they are busy, and they cut you off in 1 hour).
> A web search eventually informed me that the default is 10 attempts by LCP
> (what is that?) to connect and you can change it in /etc/ppp/options.
This is ppp's option, not eznet's.
> Instead of using eznet it might be possible to dial with the line in
> transcript.0: /usr/sbin/pppd /dev/ttyS1 115200 connect (etc.), which
> fills in the user name for you, but I can't find the phone number anywhere
> but eznet.conf.
eznet dials for you. You can also use the 'chat' program which comes with
ppp, but it is somewhat cruder.
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