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Re: ABOUT DIAL-IN SERVER AND PPP HOWTO
On 19 Feb, rado66 wrote:
> IT'S A VERY BAD THAT THERE IS NOT "DIAL-IN SERVER HOWTO" ,and "PPP HOWTO"
> IS TOO OBSOLETE.
> SHAME ON YOU!!!!
Well - guess what - if you would care to (politely) suggest some
additions and even maybe provide some text or really useful suggestions
(as opposed to being just plain obnoxious), I (as the author) would be
happy to consider including this in the rewrite I am working on.
> "DIAL- IN SERVER HOWTO" MUST CONTAIN
> 1. SETTING SERIAL PORTS
> 2. MGETTY WITH AUTO-PPP AND PAP
See the mgetty documentation!
> 3. /ETC/PPP/OPTIONS , OPTIONS.TTYSx PAP-SECRETS ,ETC.
> 4.USER SHELLS WHEN THEY LOG TO ISP
Excuse me - this is the PPP howto you are talking about, for that sort
of information consult the SAG. A discussion of user shells is not
appropriate in the PPP howto.
> IN PPP HOWTO IS PRESENT VERY,VERY BADLY WAY TO SET PPP SERVER .IT'S A WAY
> FROM 1962 YEAR????
Nope - it provides what is VERY CLEARLY stated to be a BASIC Linux PPP
server set up - one that does NOT depend on any additional software
(such as Mgetty). If you want to use Mgetty, read the docs for that
piece of software.
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