[techtalk] PPP Problems/Questions

Pete Durst pdurst at netcom.ca
Sat Mar 25 17:51:21 EST 2000

Hi Rik,

I had a look at this and found that I had the same permissions and 
settings.  Still dies just after connecting to the server.

Thanks for the assist.


At 08:07 PM 3/25/00 +0000, Rik Hemsley wrote:
>#if Pete Durst
> > At this point, I know that the ISP is working, and that I am using the
> > right names and passwords, it's just something is not working the way I
> > want it to in Linux.  Arggggghhhhh.
>Sounds like you might not have pap-secrets set up correctly, or it
>has the wrong permissions. You should enable ppp debugging (option 'debug')
>in ppp/options to check.
>Anyway, my pap-secrets looks like this:
>geoid * password
>Where 'geoid' is the name of my machine when the ISP asks and password
>is, er, the password, which I hid :)
>The pap-secrets file is owned by root, group root, and mode 0600
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