information provided on this page has
been provided by NetRunner user Fred
Warp comes with a pretty good set of
Internet clients. Some users think
they are worth the price of Warp
alone and they get the operating
system thrown in for free.
Unfortunately, it can't be modified
to work with another provider. They
do, however, include an alternate
dialer for this purpose that can be
made to work with either SLIP or PPP
protocols. It's OK, but you have to
do a lot of work with the mouse or
keyboard everytime you use it. You
will have to struggle with this at
least once because some of the
information in its settings pages
will be placed into files needed
later. Chances are probably already
have it working.
an OS/2 command file and response file
that was written to dial into NetRunner
Use an ordinary ascii editor to creat a
file called dial.cmd. It contains the
one line below:
ppp com3 115200 file ppp.rsp
You will have to change the comm port
number and the baud rate to match your
Next create the response file ppp.rsp
containing the FIVE lines below. Not the
last two lines are broken here. The lines
beginning with connect and ending in
password" are alll on a single line
in the file.
connect "slattach AT&F OK
OK ATDT*70, xxx-xxxx ogin: Pusername ord:
will disconnect you after five minutes of
no activity. You will get a warning panel
two minutes before being cut off. You can
change this to whatever you want.
I don't know how your system will react
to a priority 1 setting. Try priority 2
or 3 if you have problems.
You will have to use your own correct
modem strings, these work for Motorola.
Note the "P" included in front
of your username, that tells NetRunner to
start a PPP connection.
The *70, turns off call waiting, if you
have it. The phone number is listed as
xxx-xxxx replace it with your POP Number.
Put both files in any directory, it
dosen't matter which one so long as they
To test the program, open an OS/2 window
or full screen session and change to the
directory where you put the files. Type:
press return. If all goes well, you will
be connected in about 45 seconds. You
will have to close the window or type CTRL+C
to hang up.
Once you have this working, open your
Drive Icon and click down into the
directory where the files are stored.
Drag a copy of dial.cmd to the Launch
Pad. You can change the object's settings
to run minimized, close on exit, and
change the icon to something more
Click once and you are in!