[techtalk] pppd problems, redhat 6.0
ceres at intter.net
Sun Nov 7 13:01:15 EST 1999
> Um, we got the last bit figured out.. however, we still can't get it to
> connect: the modem initialization strings never receive an OK. So it
> waits 30 seconds, then fails. We know this is really weird. (And when I
> use kppp, the string ATZ receives an OK, and in minicom, some long AT
> string gets OK too. It doesn't make any sense...
> Ben suggests it may not even be reaching the modem. Other programs do
> reach it, so there probably isn't some glaring configuration error...
> it's the ones that aren't obvious that get you...
i use minicom mostly to connect to internet via my modem (i like to do things
manually to be sure that they are really going as i want them to), and to get
open a ppp-connect, one should use (at leasti this is what i believe) pppd.
minicom sets up a connection, but only a terminal.
i'm not sure if you ever got to the point where it asks you username and passw
with minicom. anyway, what happens after atdt<your isp number>? what does your
> starting to think she's getting in over her head
> We are the Burgh. Youns need assimilated.
> -John Moseman
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