>I finally set up SLIP using TIA as required from my internet host
>provider. My modem connects, but when I try to use FTP from my local
>prompt I get a message about host unavailable. Could this be a problem
>with my host and nameserver addresses?
Yes. Your Net provders name and address needs to be in your
/etc/hosts file. Then, define your nameserver in /etc/resolv.conf, like
this: nameserver XXX.XXX.XX.XX Where Xs are your providers address.
(Some providers have a different address for nameservice, ask them)
Finally, your /etc/host.conf needs to look like this:
That should do it.
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