Checking internet connection without a winbox

Aaron Konstam akonstam at
Sun Jul 16 21:34:17 UTC 2006

On Sun, 2006-07-16 at 16:16 -0400, Claude Jones wrote:
> On Sunday July 16 2006 9:33 am, Aaron Konstam wrote:
> > I am missing something. If the windows dialer can dial in why can't a
> > dialer program on Linux like kppp?
> Unless I'm missing something, he's probably talking about a Winmodem, which 
> work great under Windows, but can become a life-sucker trying to get working 
> in Linux. My advice to him would be, if he's trying to dialup anything with 
> Linux, that he get an external serial modem, if that's one of the things he's 
> seeking help with. 
> -- 
> Claude Jones
> Brunswick, MD, USA
You might be right, and  if so I would give him the same advice.
Check me if I'm wrong, Sandy, but if I kill all the golfers... they're
gonna lock me up and throw away the key!
Aaron Konstam telephone: (210) 656-0355 e-mail: akonstam at

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