[techtalk] PPPd, pcmcia network, debian, clueless

Phil Savoie Phil.Savoie at learnix.ca
Sun Nov 26 15:18:51 EST 2000

Hi Sunnanvid,

You could try the following:

In your /etc/ppp/options file try


This should allow your host to accept what your isp is giving you for 
defaults and allow the isp to temporarily override your default route.  You 
may also may want to manually take out your default route as well.


At 07:55 PM 26/11/00 +0100, Sunnanvind Briling wrote:
>I don't know if this'll get through, probably not, since I'm sending from 
>a webmail adress (an evil one, even - OT: anyone have a good suggestion 
>for good email? My regular popmail is expiring next month).
>Anyway, I was at a LAN the other day and used my network card for the 
>first time.
>Some local wizard helped me (I didn't know anything at all about 
>networking) configuring pcnetconfig, or running it or something (I didn't 
>pay enough attention to what he did). Bottom line is, anyway, that using 
>my notebook to connect to the LAN with my PCMCIA network card worked like 
>a charm. When I got home, I connected the modem (USR external) to the com 
>port in the back of the computer as usual, run pon (the debian ppp-on 
>script) but it didn't work.
>Is there something I need to do to tell my computer that I am no longer on 
>the lan, and if so, what?
>Thankful for your attention,
>Sunnanvind (haven't been able to read the rest of my mail yet).
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