help w/ modem
robynr at u.washington.edu
Sat Feb 5 17:07:49 PST 2000
> I would also recommend seeing if you can get minicom to connect and do
> things like use your shell account for pine so you know, before you waste
> a lot of time trying to get pppd to work, that your modem will in fact
> work. Once you confirm that it will it's only a matter of getting all the
> right entries in the right files an calling your scripts correctly, but
> I've seen lots of people with a non-compatible who spend hours and hours
> pulling their hair out before they realize that they just need a new
Thanks for the info, and the consolation (I needed that!). I have one other
question (just to point out how new I am, heh) -- how do you get to minicom?
I keep seeing references to it, but I don't know how to start it. On the
terminal, what directory is it in?
ICQ: 20528181; #userfriendly, #fnord(UnderNet)
Das machine is nicht fur gerfingerpoken und mittengrabben.
Ist easy schnappen der Sprinngwerk, blowenfusen und
poppencorken mit spitzensparken.
Ist nicht fur gewerken by das Dummkopfen. Das rubbernecken
sightseeren keepen hands in das Pockets.
Relaxen und watch das blinkenlights...
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