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serial ISDN with linux

Posted on 1999-07-27
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Last Modified: 2012-05-04
i got a ISDN line in our house with several telephones.
my computers is connected to the isdn-device with a
serial-cable. how could i get linux to use it ????
please tell me which package i need, where to get it
and which special options. thank you !!!
Question by:switch0084
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ID: 1585927
I suggest you take a look at:

If you need more help, you'll have to be a bit more specific on your hardware, provider, etc.

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houmoeller earned 600 total points
ID: 1585928
If its an external ISDN modem, connected to your Linuxbox, you just need the pppd and chat programs installed. Then you can make a "connect-script", as it was a "normal" analog modem, like:


pppd /dev/ttyS? 115200 modem crtscts connect \
    'chat -v "" ATZ??DT<isp-phone#> CONNECT ""' \
    <additional pppd options, look at the manpage for pppd>

Your ISP may use PAP as authentication; place your account-name, and password, in the pap-secrets file (located in /etc/ppp/pap-secrets on my RedHat 6 box)..

hope that helps..;-)


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