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Re: [SUSE Linux Users] Re: modems. was ethernet card setup for SuSE6.3

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  • Frank Taylor
    Via USB. *********** REPLY SEPARATOR ***********
    Message 1 of 6 , May 18 10:20 AM
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      Via USB.

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      On 18/05/2004 at 14:49 David Donaldson wrote:

      >Are you trying to setup via USB or ethernet, is a router involved?
      >
      >
      >--- In suselinuxusers@yahoogroups.com, "Frank Taylor" <mossbury@b...>
      >wrote:
      >> My problem is that I need to configure my Broadband for access.
      >> Nowhere can I find useful help. Plenty of sarcasm, but no real
      >> help. I am ready, willing and able to follow any advice received,
      >> otherwise I shall just have to forget SuSE 9.1 pro and cut my losses.
      >>
      >> Frank Taylor
      >> Pentium 4 - 2.666 GHz
      >> 1GByte RAM.
      >> Windows XP Pro.
      >> SuSE 9.1 Pro
      >> 2 x 80 GByte HDrives
      >> Dell Dimension 2400 computer.
      >>
      >> >
      >> > I had a hell of a time trying to get my modem to work with suse, also.

      >> > What finally worked for me was to run "wvdialconf". If it's not
      >> > installed, it should be on the suse disk(s). When you run it, it will
      >> > tell you where your modem is. ttys4 most likely.What I would try is go

      >> > into yast and go to modems. Select configure modem. You'll see a
      >> > drop-down list that has ttys0, ttys1, etc. Choose the last entry.
      >> > Click in the box that has the ttys you just chose. You should have a
      >> > blinking cursor. Hit backspace and change it to ttys4. Then enter your

      >> > user name, password, phone number, etc. When you're done, a little
      >> > "plug" (kinternet) will show up by the clock. Click on it and you'll
      >> > see a small lightning bolt type thing. When you see 2 plugs connected

      >> > togther, you're online. Click again to go off line. Don't bother with
      >> > KPPP. If you need more help, don't hesitate to ask.
      >
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      >
      >Yahoo! Groups Links
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    • David Donaldson
      USB is common, any reference to USB broadband modem during the 9.1 install?
      Message 2 of 6 , May 18 10:44 AM
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        USB is common, any reference to USB broadband modem during the 9.1 install?

        --- In suselinuxusers@yahoogroups.com, "Frank Taylor" <mossbury@b...> wrote:
        > Via USB.
        >
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        >
        > On 18/05/2004 at 14:49 David Donaldson wrote:
        >
        > >Are you trying to setup via USB or ethernet, is a router involved?
        > >
        > >
        > >--- In suselinuxusers@yahoogroups.com, "Frank Taylor" <mossbury@b...>
        > >wrote:
        > >> My problem is that I need to configure my Broadband for access.
        > >> Nowhere can I find useful help. Plenty of sarcasm, but no real
        > >> help. I am ready, willing and able to follow any advice received,
        > >> otherwise I shall just have to forget SuSE 9.1 pro and cut my losses.
        > >>
        > >> Frank Taylor
        > >> Pentium 4 - 2.666 GHz
        > >> 1GByte RAM.
        > >> Windows XP Pro.
        > >> SuSE 9.1 Pro
        > >> 2 x 80 GByte HDrives
        > >> Dell Dimension 2400 computer.
        > >>
        > >> >
        > >> > I had a hell of a time trying to get my modem to work with suse, also.
        >
        > >> > What finally worked for me was to run "wvdialconf". If it's not
        > >> > installed, it should be on the suse disk(s). When you run it, it will
        > >> > tell you where your modem is. ttys4 most likely.What I would try is go
        >
        > >> > into yast and go to modems. Select configure modem. You'll see a
        > >> > drop-down list that has ttys0, ttys1, etc. Choose the last entry.
        > >> > Click in the box that has the ttys you just chose. You should have a
        > >> > blinking cursor. Hit backspace and change it to ttys4. Then enter your
        >
        > >> > user name, password, phone number, etc. When you're done, a little
        > >> > "plug" (kinternet) will show up by the clock. Click on it and you'll
        > >> > see a small lightning bolt type thing. When you see 2 plugs connected
        >
        > >> > togther, you're online. Click again to go off line. Don't bother with
        > >> > KPPP. If you need more help, don't hesitate to ask.
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > >Yahoo! Groups Links
        > >
        > >
        > >
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