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Old 10-16-2007, 08:04 PM   #1
mofargel
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Modem Data Send/Receive Problem


Ubuntu 7.04. Dialup Modem connects but won't send or receive data. Modem works in XP. Tried using three different modems, 2 internal and one external. They all connect to ISP but will not load a web page, etc.
Any ideas???
 
Old 10-16-2007, 08:42 PM   #2
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I've not used fiesty and don't know the software you used to connect, but in a situation like this, one of the things to check is whether you have a DNS problem. Connect to the Internet, and, in sequence, try these three ping commands:

Code:
ping localhost
ping 64.179.4.146
ping www.linuxquestions.org
If the first two commands work and the third one doesn't, then you have a DNS problem. The ping is "successful" if you start getting a series of lines similar to this one:

Code:
64 bytes from 64.179.4.146: icmp_seq=0 ttl=54 time=196.315 msec
These will continue until you manually stop the command with a ctrl-C.
 
  


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