Accessing Internet over PPPoA with FC5

c_bruce cbrucemt at
Sun Apr 23 01:32:59 UTC 2006

> On Sat, 2006-04-22 at 13:42 -0700, c_bruce wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I have an FC5 WinXP dual boot system. Using Mozilla on FC5, I can't 
>> access
>> the Internet
>> except for RedHat sites. When using FC4 and SUSE 9.1, I could get online 
>> as
>> root only. WinXP goes online fine. Knoppix 3.2 goes online also. The 
>> PPPoA
>> software is in the Qwest DSL modem (Actiontec GT701-wg DSL Modem with
>> Wireless Gateway)
>> Not sure what to do next.
>> thanks,
>> cb
> Hey...I just went through this non-sense as well.  Basically the modem
> has to be setup with PPPoA(username/password stuff).  Then you setup
> your box to either DHCP from the router or with a static IP(I'm NAT'd
> behind the router to 192.168.0.X).
> I hope this helps.
> Sean

OK my router is set up for do I set up my system to DHCP?


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