[nSLUG] Aliant High Speed Internet

Jesse Lawrence lawrence_jesse at yahoo.ca
Fri Aug 16 21:52:59 ADT 2002


--- M Taylor <mctylr at privacy.nb.ca> wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 16, 2002 at 09:20:27AM -0400, Jesse
> Lawrence wrote:
> > Hello all, I'm trying to configure a Mandrake
> Linux
> > box to access Aliant high speed internet, and I'm
> > having some difficulty.  This is something that I
> did
> > with great ease using m-powered, but they've since
> > switched to Aliant.
> > 
> > Aliant gives you a cd for install on windoze and
> mac,
> > which it claims you "need" to hook it up.  It
> should
> > however, be configurable on a Linux box.  I
> believe
> > that Aliant uses PPPoE (not certain), but I'm not
> sure
> > exactly how to set it up.  I've been trying the
> > Mandrake Control Center (graphical setup), because
> I
> > don't know how to do this in the command line.  
> 
> I'm a bit unclear, did you have MTT m-power
> installed and
> working with your current Mandrake Linux box? You
> did NOT
> receive any new hardware from MTT/Alaint, right?
> 
> Or do I have the basics wrong?
>



Oh, I'm sorry...

I currently have m-powered at my house, but I'm moving
to my girlfriends, who just got an Aliant hookup. 
They won't allow us to transfer the account over to
her place and keep it as is.  So, I have to use
Aliant...

Jesse








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