Re: [linux] Re: new install - problem with dial-up
- Mario Chamorro wrote:
> ppp0 : /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-ppp0That file doesn't exist (but there are other files in that dir).
> Optional SECTION arguments refer to sections in configuration fileThe first time I tried wvdial, it complained that there was no
> /etc/wvdial.conf, $HOME/.wvdialrc or the file specified by --config.
> Specified sections are all read, with later ones overriding previous ones.
> Any options not in the listed sections are taken from [Dialer Defaults].
[Dialer Defaults] section in wvdial.conf. I fixed that (guided by info I
It still didn't connect; it complained that there wss "No /dev/modem".
So I removed the [modem0] entry (surely configged when I set up the
Network tool), moving its lines to the default section. This left
defaults and [enternet] (my ISP - also from the Network tool).
OK, it dials, and *apparently* connects (the modem's online LED is lit)
- but I couldn't do anything (well, couldn't get a webserver to respond
- didn't try email or ftp). I did try pinging another of my boxes - that
I went back into the Network configger, and noticed that the interface
was inactive. I tried activating it, and got
"/sbin/ifup: configuration for enternet not found".
I just thought of a possible problem: Does the Live CD install dial-up