modem setup

Jud judmarc at
Mon Sep 1 13:21:50 PDT 2003

On Mon, 1 Sep 2003 13:06:08 +0100 (BST), Tadimeti Keshav 
<keshav_tadimeti at> wrote:

> Hi Guys,
> I have the foll. set up
> 28 GB --> FreeBSD 4.5
> 10 GB --> Redhat 9.0
>> From Redhat I use an Internet connection wizard that
> gives me a lot of options. I picked up the dialer
> option, then give the phone number to connect to my
> university WIndows NT server, then my login and
> password. Viola, I am connected to the internet.
> I have a Creative External modem V.90
> Is there no way to do this in FreeBSD? I read the man
> pages (dial-in and dial-out), they are way over my
> head.


At least one thing has changed in the 3+ years since the article was 
written: A user who wishes to use a dial-up connection must be a member of 
the 'dialer' group.


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