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When I dial my isp with dip I log in with user and passwordand then it spits out my dynamic ip address.  At this pointI press enter and I get spurios characters about 5 lines andthen a disconnet. I have also tried pppd with a chat scriptbut my isp crashes at pap.
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The problem sounds like you don't have ppp  support compiled into the kernel. Type pppd and if it gives you gibberish then do the following.

Type :

pppd defaultroute /dev/cua1 connect 'chat "" ATDT(provider phone no.) ogin: login_id word: your_password '

This should log you in and start ppp. If it does not then you may need to recompile ppp support into the kernel. Let me know how you go....



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