[arch-general] wvdial and ppp configuration

Ray Rashif schiv at archlinux.org
Sat Sep 10 18:17:01 EDT 2011

On 11 September 2011 06:12, Fons Adriaensen <fons at linuxaudio.org> wrote:
> On Sun, Sep 11, 2011 at 12:56:08AM +0300, cantabile wrote:
>> This thread is relevant:
>> http://mailman.archlinux.org/pipermail/arch-general/2010-June/014388.html
> Yes and no.
> Early ADSL modems (such as the green Alcatel flat fish shaped one,
> I still have it) required you to set up a ppp connection on top
> of the ATM based link they provided. Today's ADSL modems provide
> a network interface directly and don't need require the user's
> system to use ppp.

Ahh, now I see what you're getting at.


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