Greatly needing help with SLIP, if anyone's willing to help...

Greatly needing help with SLIP, if anyone's willing to help...

Post by Michael F Conne » Wed, 17 Aug 1994 09:33:57

Okay... I've got SLIP working somewhat well.  I've still got three
problems, though.

1: When I do slipdown, it fails, giving me this message:
        Bad : modifier in $ ( ).

2: How do I get the hostnames to work.  When I telnet to another computer,
        I get the message:
        <address> : Host name lookup failure

3: What is sliplock for?

Thanks in advance for your help...
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Life would be so much easier if we had the source code.


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What do I need to know? My hostname/domainname, SLIP server's names and IP
addresses? What files do I need to modify on my Linux box? And so on. In other
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Once I have a good connection, I can make my way through these tools. If
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certainly appreciate their help via email or in this newsgroup.

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