> Hi folks,
> I am trying to configure, a sparc for slip and/or ppp dialup.
> This is an RDI PowerLite, but in all respects is completely compatible
> with Sparc5 architecture. It has an internal 14.4 modem. To be clearer
> I am trying to dial in with the Sparc and make a slip connection to
> my network.
firstname.lastname@example.org (David Schiffrin)
check out http://www.stokely.com/stokely/Unix.Serial.port.resources.html#ppp.link
it should answer all your questions.
BTW your cisco should do PPP, and PPP has less overhead than SLIP. I
email@example.com (Celeste Stokely)
Celeste's Tutorials on Solaris 2.x/SunOS 4.1.3+ Modems & Terminals
are available via the Web at http://www.stokely.com/stokely
or via ftp at ftp.batnet.com:/pub/wombats/stokely/ftp
Check out the Web pages for lots of Unix Serial Port & Sysadm Resources!
To put it in a nutshell -
ppp is supported by sun, slip is not.
Celeste has some great documentation on these types of issues.
I could have found Celeste's info without bothering the list
if I had made even a superficial effort.
Thanks to one and all.
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