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Re: pppd dies



On Mon, Feb 14, 2000 at 03:17:25PM -0500, hoynacki wrote:
> I'm having difficulty getting PPP to work correctly on a desktop
> computer (P200 w/RH6.1).  I've successfully installed RH6.1 on an
> IBM ThinkPad 770 with a PCMCIA modem.
> 
> On the desktop computer, PPP dials the number (local ISP) and then
> disconnects as soon as it makes a connection.  The LOG states:
> CONNECT 48000/ARQ/V90/LAPM/V42BIS.
> 
> Then I get a message that "The remote system is required to
> authenticate itself but I couldn't find any suitable secret
> (password) for it to use to do so."  This is followed by the PPPD
> terminating.
> 
> Any advice, Jim Hoynacki

Try 'noauth' pppd option. Dunno why, but the defaults seem to have
changed somewhere along the way.

-- 
Hal B
hburgiss bellsouth net
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