ppp-on and ppp-on-dialer scripts

ppp-on and ppp-on-dialer scripts

Post by Cliff Pra » Sun, 02 Mar 1997 04:00:00

I start ppp with a ppp-on script (from Slackware). This scripts
"exec"s pppd, and uses the ppp-on-dialer script to invoke "chat"
again via an "exec".

Can anyone explain to me WHY it uses "exec"??




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I apologize for the organization of this email.  I have read many of the
responses and would like to say that I have found the responses to be the
most straightforward and informative.  RCN is my ISP.  The WvDial script
works fine via gnome from one of  my other linux machines.  How do I get
this script to work using PPP.  I thought it would be easier if I provided
the site which provided the information for editing the necessary files and
scripts at the RCN site.  I hope I have not asked too much of you.  I need
the assistance of someone who really knows what they are doing.  I thought
connecting to my ISP would be a simple matter.

WvDial: Internet dialer version 1.41
Initializing modem.
Sending ATZ
Sending: ATQ0 V1 E1 S0=0 &C1 &D2 S11=55 +FCLASS=0
ATQ0 V1 E1 S0=0 &C1 &D2 S11=55 +FCLASS=0
Sending: ATM0
Modem initialized.
Sending: ATDT 2128428111
Waiting for carrier.
ATDT 2128428111
CONNECT 115200
Carrier detected.  Waiting for prompt.

** Ascend TNT2.NYW.EROLS.NET Terminal Server **

Login: Looks like a login prompt.
Sending: 'myloginname'
Password: Looks like a password prompt.
Sending: (password)

Basically, this is the script that works while using gnome to connect to my

This is the script I was told to create in order to connect to my ISP using

The site where this information is located is:

I am new to Linux, so I don't quite know what I am doing.  I have wondered
why the script which works for gnome does not work for pppd.

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