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Re: Kernel 2.2.2, include?
> > >
> > > As an example I think it is much more important to modify Indy in
> > > order after install the user is at H minus 2 minutes from being able
> > > to ask for help in case he needs it (ie improve network configuration
> > > for PPP users).
> > pppsetup from slackware.
> > This is the nicest and simplest to use text mode ppp configuration
> > tool I have ever seen. Way easier than LinuxConf. This is for
> > those who need help with 'X' of course. If the GUI works then KPPP
> > is the default.
> I want to hack the install in order the PPP config is asked then.
> When I see installs configuring networking only for people in LANs I
> tend to believe the author lives in Mars (where everyone has an
> ethernet at home). Of course it must be made possible to configure
> after install: the user could not have parms at hand whne installing.
> Also depending on what program was used for configuring PPP, starting
> and stopping PPP will use differnt mechanisms. It is needed to make
> it smart enough for identifying if PPP was configured with the tool we
> will choose or with Linuxconf (possibly a legacy config) and use the
> right mechanism.
> It is also a pity that every distribution is using its own PPP
> configurator. This is an area where if Linux people used a single
> mechanism it would be possible to ask providers to deliver PPP
> connection scripts. Linux is now a not negligible market share and
> its share between networked users is still bigger. Lack of a united
> front and our minorty and hackeristic culture (we do it instead of
> asking it being provided) is the factor who is impeding that we get
> PPP configs from the providers.
This sounds like LSB to me.
Is it at all possible to create a script that will take a working
PPP setup from KPPP or any of the other PPP config tools and make
it work for Dial on Demand ?