HELP: PPP <-> Leased Line <-> Netblazer

HELP: PPP <-> Leased Line <-> Netblazer

Post by mvale.. » Fri, 25 Aug 1995 04:00:00



  Yo

  We're having problems connecting a Linux machine to the Internet.

  We have a Linux machine ( 1.2.11 ) with PPP 2.1.2a connected to
 a Motorola Codex 3266. This in turn is connected to a 4 wire leased
 line which has on the other end a similar modem connected to a
 Netblazer router.

  We're unable to get PPP to connect. LCP requests are sent continuously,
 all with the same ID, but we get no response from the other side ( though
 we can see the packets coming in on the modem RX light ).

  We'd like to hear from people with same/similar experiences.

  This is particularly mindboggling taking into account that we DID
 get PPP to work ( same machine, same kernel, same PPP version, same
 modem and leased line ) but we had another Linux machine on the other
 end.

  Any hints welcome.

  Thanks in advance.

  C U!

   Mario Valente

--
'Twas brillig, and the slithy toves, Did gyre and gimble in the wabe:
All mimsy were the borogoves, And the mome raths outgrabe.
                     <B>Et in Arcadia Ego</B>

 
 
 

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