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Re: Ping Between PC Through PABX

Dave Garland (
Tue, 21 Jun 2005 16:00:49 -0500

It was a dark and stormy night when Barry Margolin <>

> One of them has to run PPP server software, i.e. it has to act like
> the terminal server that an ISP has connected to its dialup modems.

Why not just modem to modem serial? I used to run a BBS and we didn't
need no steenkin PPP.

Of course, I suppose it all depends on what exactly OP is trying to
do, which he hasn't told us, other than he wants them to
"communicate". If he insists on TCP/IP, you may well be right.

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