Subject: Re: how to configure and connect my new netbsd station(i386) to
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From: Henry B. Hotz <>
List: tech-net
Date: 06/01/2000 18:01:23
At 2:31 AM +0200 6/2/00, Hubert Feyrer wrote:
>On Thu, 1 Jun 2000, Jean Baptiste PLOIX wrote:
> > I have a new netbsd station, with 1.4.2, i386, a modem, but I don't
> > understand how to configure it for connecting to my isp(dynamic ip).
> > I need some help.
>Install the kde packages, and use kppp to setup your connection.
>You'll probably want to use /dev/tty00 as your modem device.

There's a howto document at 
<>.  While it was written 
for the mac68k port I used it on port-i386 and didn't see anything 
non-obvious that was specific to the port.  No special packages 
needed and it works as well as the MacOS ppp implementation.  (That 
is the ISP is just as flaky with the connection software they claim 
to support.)

As to the tty device:  use the one you don't have a mouse connected to.

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