I've been trying to get out onto the internet thru Linux with PPP. I'm
working on connecting manually until I get all the kinks worked out.
Basically, I dial out thru xminicom and get a ppp session going with my
isp. I close xminicom without resetting the line, and then from an xterm
window type in
I then type in
This shows that I have an ip address assigned to me and that Point-to-Point
is UP AND RUNNING.
One thing I've noticed at this point is that I get RX and TX errors.
Anyway, when I try to ping an ip address, I get 100% packet loss.
I have Slackware 96 (based on Linux 2.0.0). Any ideas? I'd appreciate the