[nSLUG] Help with Aliant High-Speed
aa030 at chebucto.ns.ca
Wed Mar 21 11:25:51 ADT 2007
On Wed, 2007-03-21 at 11:03 -0230, Jonathan Anderson wrote:
> I'm an Aliant customer,
I simply used the debian package pppoeconf. Worked like a charm ....
after Aliant got their act together. Hardware was configured (had to use
the bypass filter to use my phone), but the account was not completely
setup when I tried it first. Winders failed at first as well.
> Modified /etc/ppp/peers/dsl-provider:
> uncommented "user anderson1 at nf.aliant.net"
> added "debug" option
Interesting since I use 'ifup dsl-provider' to connect by hand (setup by
You would probably need a /etc/ppp/peers/aliant for 'ifup aliant' to
> Added a couple of lines to /etc/network/interfaces:
> auto aliant inet ppp
> provider dsl-provider
> pre-up /sbin/ifconfig eth0 0.0.0.0 up
Mine looks like
iface dsl-provider inet ppp
# please do not modify the following line
pre-up /sbin/ifconfig eth0 up # line maintained by pppoeconf
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