On Tue, 2 Sep 2003 01:08, Michael Vondung wrote: > Malcolm wrote: > > Sould work if you use '\\\\', that is: AT&F\\\\N9 > > which the first interpretation reduces to: AT&F\\N9 > > Thank you! This worked indeed. After an hour of frustrating fiddling I also > figured out that the string I needed for this particular ISP was AT&F\N10 > rather than AT&F\N9 -- and yet another hour later I managed to figure out > that my user name needed to be in a different format (very cryptic and well > hidden on the ISP's pages) than the one used in the ISP's dialer software > for Windows. (User PPP is almost too verbose.) > > So, PPP now connects just fine. The only problem is that FreeBSD doesn't > recognise this connection as its primary connection to the Internet. Up > until this point, the FreeBSD box used the shared Internet connection of a > Windows XP system (a situation I'm attempting to reverse). Even when the > PPP connection is established, "ping", "traceroute", etcetera go via the > LAN to the XP box ... and time out because the XP machine doesn't have an > active connection to the Internet. Probably off topic under this subject > line, but would you know where I should start looking? > > Thanks!
Do you have the line: add default HISADDR in your ppp.conf file -- either default or under the particular connection. You probably have: defaultrouter="XP machines IP address" in /etc/rc.conf although I think this should be overridden when ppp activates. Malcolm _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"