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Subject: [aclug-L] Re: Need help on DSL conection under Linux
From: "Dale W Hodge" <dwh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 22 May 2000 13:32:07 -0500
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: cabrubak@xxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:cabrubak@xxxxxxxxxxxx]On Behalf Of
> Clint A. Brubakken

> TS VIN wrote:
> >
> >  I have been trying to use DSL with LINUX RH 6.0 for the last 1 wk.  NO
> >  success.  Any help/suggestion would help.  Here is what happens:

> I haven't tried it myself yet, but I was looking through the dsl
> newsgroup, and found that EnterNet the company that makes the software
> they give Windows users, makes a version for Linux, but you have to go
> through swbell to get it.

It's lousy closed source software, which I was never able to make it work.  I'm
told it is a resource hog and will eat up 20% cpu time on 200MHZ Pentium. I'm
running the Roaring Penguin software. It uses less than 2% cpu time on a 200MHZ
Pentium.  You can find the software at

> You might want to post this to the swbell.dsl newsgroup. (I seem to keep
> redirecting you, sorry but I'm not able to help)

Also check the comp.dcom.xdsl newsgroup. There's lots of pointers.  One place to
visit is

I may be able to offer additonal assistance once I get my own network up and
running.  We're trying to route a subnet over PPPoE. In theory this should work,
but time will tell if it really does.


Dale W Hodge - dwh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
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Air Capital Linux User's Group  (ACLUG)

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