Re: Wrong place?

Ethan (allanon@crystaltokyo.com)
Thu, 1 Apr 1999 20:44:32 -0800 (PST)



On Thu, 1 Apr 1999, cajun wrote:

> Tsunari wrote:
> 
> > I know this isn't a DIRECT AS question. But all of you here seem like
> > family- So I'm going to ask. How do I activate a device on my system
> > I.E. my modem. I can activate it from the control panel in AS when
> > logged in as root.  But I would like to activate it from a terminal- or
> > better yet- create an icon or something to that effect.
>
> I'm not a guru on this, but I'll try to get you pointed in the right
> direction.  There is a WM app called 'wmifs' that monitors your ethernet
> connection.  There is a companion app for doing just what you are
> looking for.  Unfortunately, I don't remember the name.

wmppp is the dockable app for handling PPP connections.  It's available at:

http://www.mezaway.org/dockapps/wmppp.html

To learn about pppd (the PPP daemon), I suggest reading the PPP howto at:

http://metalab.unc.edu/LDP/HOWTO/PPP-HOWTO.html

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Ethan Fischer
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