Subject: Re: Vax PPP help request.
To: Ken Wellsch <>
From: Sheila //or// Bob (depends on who's writing) <>
List: port-vax
Date: 09/07/1998 13:56:53
Thanks Ken for the suggestions.
When running 1.1A, I had set up my getttytab properly for terminals.
Since going to later versions, I have only been using psuedo terms, via
I think I have this mental block abot gettytabs.

So, all my ttys are disabled.  I can fix that fairly easy!

My new question is this:
Should I use tty00 (or equiv) as my ppp device or should I use ttyS0 (or
Thanks again for any help!

Ken Wellsch wrote:
> Did you try "kermit" for example to confirm you can talk with the modem
> (e.g. type "atz" expecting an OK unless you've turned off such responses
> on the modem).  Did you try enabling a tty entry and verifying the cable
> type required (i.e. straight or null-modem)?  You may wish to use something
> like "kermit" to confirm dial-out success too.  Once you're happy that the
> underlying serial connection can be made, then the ppp configuring can
> start... if I understand your current dilemma.  -- Ken

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