[RndTbl] Linux on MTS ADSL

Dan & Michele ve4drk at mts.net
Tue Apr 23 17:07:33 CDT 2002

When I first configured my dsl connection on linux, I was on Caldera ... I did the
manual kernel rebuild method ...  the dsl box of mine is currently on redhat 7.1
and from what I recall, it's built right in as a user-mode type app ...

Note the "S80pppoe" link below ...


  5:41pm  up 201 days, 19:51,  1 user,  load average: 0.00, 0.01, 0.00
[root at fw rc3.d]# ls -aCF S*
S05kudzu@     S13portmap@   S25netfs@   S56rawdevices@  S82sendmail@  S99local@
S08ipchains@  S14nfslock@   S26apmd@    S56xinetd@      S85gpm@
S08iptables@  S15arpwatch@  S28autofs@  S60lpd@         S90crond@
S10network@   S17keytable@  S40atd@     S80pppoe@       S90xfs@
S12syslog@    S20random@    S55sshd@    S81firewall@    S95anacron@
[root at fw rc3.d]#

Brian Doob wrote:

>         I just moved to an apartment where I'll be getting MTS ADSL (Shaw High
> Speed is not available).  How do I set up Linux to use it?  I know you
> need to use PPPoE, but I don't know how to do that.  I have heard that
> you need to make other adjustments to take proper advantage of it.  I'm
> getting "Starter DSL" (to start with), but I don't think that makes a
> difference.  I'm currently running both Red Hat 7.2 and Gentoo 1.1a.
> How do I set things up?  Thanks.
>                         -Brian
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