DSL setup

Robert Slade bsd at bathnetworks.com
Sat Jul 9 19:12:05 GMT 2005

On Sat, 2005-07-09 at 18:34, Jake Kim wrote:
> Thanks for a good point Lowell,
> How do I know if mine doesn't support PPP?
> I just thought it would use PPPoE because Windows XP uses PPPoE.
> Thanks,
> Jake
> Lowell Gilbert <freebsd-questions-local at be-well.ilk.org> wrote:
> Jake Kim writes:
> > I just installed FreeBSD 5.4 and am having problems setting up DSL.
> > I followed the instructions in the handbook, but nothing worked.
> > Do I have to configure something else other than ppp.conf?
> Let's back up a step first. Does your DSL setup *use* PPP? 
> [Mine doesn't.]


We bottom post here. 

You need to find out what protocol your ISP uses ie ask them. BTW Widows
XP supports more than PPPoE but is realy your modem that does the work. 

Chances are that your ISP (Pac Bell?) does use PPPoE but I maybe wrong. 


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