[CentOS] setting up incoming PPP on centos 4.4

fredex fredex at fcshome.stoneham.ma.us
Fri Mar 2 16:10:13 UTC 2007


On Fri, Mar 02, 2007 at 11:20:25PM +0900, John Summerfield wrote:
> fredex wrote:
> >hi gang!
> >
> >I'm interested in setting up incoming PPP on a system at work that has
> >a fresh (not upgrade) Centos 4.4 on it.
> >
> >All the documentation I've found for that shows using mgetty to do it, and
> >seems pretty straightforward.
> >
> >However, that machine doesn't have a binary named mgetty anywhere.
> >
> >It does have a mgetty-sendfax RPM installed, but it does not provide a
> >binary named mgetty.
> >
> >"yum -list available | grep -y getty" shows no additional packages I could
> >use to obtain it.
> Odd:
> summer at coco:~$ rpm -qa '*gett*'
> mgetty-1.1.31-2
> gettext-0.14.1-13
> mgetty-voice-1.1.31-2
> mingetty-1.07-3
> mgetty-sendfax-1.1.31-2
> summer at coco:~$
> 
> It really is quite easy, I did it with RHL 7.3. I haf incoming fax, data 
> (minicom etc) and ppp. I didn't manage to get the voice working though.

Oh, DUH! What was I thinking? musta been blind. Thanks for the response.

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