[techtalk] update

Robert Kiesling kiesling at localhost.ix.netcom.com
Wed Dec 15 14:47:02 EST 1999

Lighthouse Keeper in the Desert Sun <ccovingt at one-eyed-alien.net> wrote:

> On Dec 14, Robert Kiesling conjectured:
> > More likely, the video card was specified incorrectly, perhaps
> > from the start, and XFree86 didn't use any of the incompatible
> > features until it tried to use the higher res.  Rechecking
> > the hardware config and hand-editing the XF86Config file is 
> > more common at higher resolutions.  
> It autodetected my Riva 128.
> Anyway, I'd had a problem with syslog hanging at boot, and fixing that
> fixed the X problem.  Gnome seg faulted once or twice, but after that, it
> worked fine.
> Now to figure out what I did wrong in my routing table this time so that
> the masqing is not working....
> THe ppp script still isn't working, but we fixed it before, so we can
> probably do it again.

I'm not sure about the masquerading because my systems are the proxy
server type.  But I'm sure I could help config the ppp.  Depends on
whether your using the standard /etc/ppp/ system-wide files or a
wrapper like kppp.


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