Subject: Re: problem connecting my netbsd i386 to my isp !!!
To: Richard PLOIX <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: tech-net
Date: 06/13/2000 21:24:58
On Tue, Jun 13, 2000 at 05:13:25PM +0200, Richard PLOIX wrote:
> hello,
> I have always the the problem of connecting my station
> netbsd i386 to my isp.
> I try two things, the first is:
> like it was needed, I install the kde package, 
> I try to use kppp and the result is a modem hangup after
> the numerotation and a short time
> and then an exit of the procedure.
> there is no possibility of helping me by the kde package.
> the second thing is like the document about the ip-nat
> and multiples isp. the result is worse than the first
> thing. I have no numerotation, and the message on exit is 
> tcsetarg invalid argument.
> I have created the files in /etc/ppp:
> pap-secrets
> chat-script
> ip-up
> ip-down
> ppp-down
> peers/myisp
> ln chap-secrets to pap-secrets
> ln /urs/local/bin/pppdowd to ppp-down

Put a line:
*.debug					/var/log/debug
and creacte the file (touch /var/log/debug) and restart syslog
(kill -1 `cat /var/run/`). Then add 'debug'to /etc/ppp/options.
This will give some infos on what's going wrong in both cases.

> I do nothing in /etc, is a problem?

Shoudl'nt be.

Manuel Bouyer <>