mark at canonical.com
Sun Feb 27 10:16:11 CST 2005
Hmm... I remember hearing about some crackful protocol that Windows can
speak to firewalls saying "please open a hole up for me now". Perhaps
that has the effect of initiating a connection over ADSL, though I
thought ADSL modems tried to run always-connected. If you can find out
what needs to be done, and document it in the wiki as a feature
proposal, we can take a view on supporting it for a future release.
> Dennis Kaarsemaker wrote:
>> Define "Make an internet connection". Judging by your mail it is not
>> simply bringing up interfaces or a PPPOE/PPTP connection.
> I connect to the net via a Netgear ADSLmodem/Router. Warty sets up a
> link to the router ok, gets a ip address on my local area network, but
> it does not set up a connection to my ISP. It's the latter I'd like
> Warty to do while it's booting if possible.
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