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Old 09-28-2003, 07:56 PM   #1
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Unhappy printer and modem stopped working under RH9


Hi,

I just upgraded from RH7.3 to RH9 and ran into trouble.

1) My internal modem, which is listed as a GTW v.92 Voicemodem under my windows partition, and was working (although it would hang up intermittently) under RH7.3 is not even recognized by RH9 anymore. If I type cat /proc/pci, I get:

Bus 2, device 2, function 0:
Modem: Broadcom Corporation BCM v.90 56k modem (rev 0).
IRQ 9.
Master capable. Latency = 64
Non-prefetchable 32 bit memory at 0xfeaff000 [0xfeafffff]
I/O at 0xdc00 [0xdc0f]

So there is something there, but if I run the Internet configuration wizard, it probes for a modem and comes back with "no modem was found". Under windows, the modem is in COM3, and I tried

setserial /dev/ttyS2 uart 16550A port 0xdc00 irq 9

but that didn't help. I also installed drivers for the BCM modem which I found at the dell website (although the latest drivers are for RH7.3) but that didn't help either.

2) The printer, which also was working under RH7.3, doesn't work anymore. It's a Samsung ML-1430. I've re-installed the drivers, re-installed CUPS 1.1.18. I can then run the Samsung printer configuration tool which came with the printer and everythings looks fine, with the printer assigned to /dev/lp0. If I send something to the printer using "lp", I can see it in the queue using "lpq", but nothing comes out and the lights on the printer never flash. If I try to create a new queue from the "system settings->printing" menu I can't find the drivers when I get to the "Queue Type" screen, even though I just installed them.

I'v had this problem with the printer before, when I've run up2date, but re-installing CUPS, the drivers and re-creating the queue has gotten it to work again in the past. This time nothing seems to work.

If anyone has any suggestions about how to better diagnose or fix these two problems, I would be very grateful. At this point I'm out of my depth, and out of ideas.

Many thanks in advance!
 
Old 09-29-2003, 03:52 AM   #2
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In all probability your modem is a winmodem,and if this is the case you will have to search for drivers for it.When you get the drivers,load them as modules then run wvdialconf /etc/wvdial.conf
This will then find your modem.It will be something like /dev/ttySLTO,not /dev/ttyS2.Run setserial with the new /dev/xxxx.
You might then have to symlink /dev/xxxx to /dev/modem.

Lachlan
 
Old 09-30-2003, 12:27 AM   #3
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Thank you lachlan for your response.

Unfortunately the most current version of the drivers I could find for my modem are for RH7.3. I tried re-installing them first by removing the old drivers (with "rpm -e" on the drivers' rpm package) and re-installing them.

I didn't get any error messages and everything looked fine on the surface, except that the /dev/ttySM0 node that had been there before, and linked to /dev/modem was no longer there. But the driver install had still created a new link from /dev/modem to /dev/ttySM0.

I have a nasty feeling that these drivers, which worked fine with RH7.3, were not designed to work with RH9. It's also possible I've done something stupid (but hopefully fixable).

Any suggestions about this or the printer problem?
As always, I appreciate the help and I thank you in advance.
 
Old 09-30-2003, 10:33 PM   #4
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Ok, this printer problem is starting to drive me nuts!

I've just noticed that if I type

echo "anything" > /dev/lp0

my printer comes alive (doesn't print anything of course but it starts whirring, and the Data light flashes). If I try something like

cat test.ps > /dev/lp0

that too seems to get its attention, but nothing prints. I have installed the latest drivers for ML-1430 from the Samsung website.

Now if I try to set up the queue using printtool (alias printconf), I make sure to tell it that it's a locally-connected printer, attached to /dev/lp0. There is no device driver for the ML-1430, so I select the one for the ML-1200. I apply the changes, but when I try to print a test page using printtool, the printer never shows any signs of life, and instead I get a dialog box popping up with the message

lpr: unable to print file: client-error-not-found

Does anyone understand why this is happening?

Thank you in advance for any advice you might have.


Last edited by newbix; 09-30-2003 at 10:45 PM.
 
Old 09-30-2003, 10:58 PM   #5
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did you restart the lpd?
do this

su
<pass>
/sbin/chkconfig cups-lpd off
/sbin/service lpd restart
/sbin/chkconfig cups-lpd on


see if she works
 
Old 10-01-2003, 03:37 AM   #6
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Have a look at /lib/modules/ver. Redhat/ to see if both drivers are there.
If they are there, run insmod -f driver (lt_serial.o and lt_modem.0)or whatever they are in your system.
If all has gone well,run lsmod just to make sure that the modules have been loaded.
Second thoughts,try lsmod first and if they are there you could try out my first posting.I used the drivers for Mandrake 9.1 (Lucent pci modem) in Yoper and they worked just fine.

Lachlan
 
Old 10-01-2003, 09:14 PM   #7
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getting warmer (I think)

Hi everyone,

First, thank you all for your continued help. I've put your suggestions to work. I'm not quite there yet, but I think I'm bracketing the source of the problem(s).

1) The printer:
=========

ehdwuld, I tried restarting the lpd as root as you suggested, and this happened:

[root@localhost root]# chkconfig cups-lpd off
[root@localhost root]# service lpd start
Starting lpd: Warning - lp: 'no :rm, :lp, or :sv entry'
Warning - lp: Bad printcap entry - missing 'sd' or 'client' entry?
[ OK ]

So I tried to list the printcap file which I could see by the timestamp was generated when I installed the printer drivers, and I found this:

[root@localhost root]# more /etc/printcap
# This file was automatically generated by cupsd(8) from the
# /etc/cups/printers.conf file. All changes to this file
# will be lost.
lp:

That's all. So I looked at the /etc/cups/printers.conf file:

[root@localhost root]# more /etc/cups/printers.conf
# Printer configuration file for CUPS v1.1.18
# Written by cupsd on Thu 02 Oct 2003 12:52:26 AM GMT
<DefaultPrinter lp>
Info Samsung ML-1430 Series (SPL)
DeviceURI parallel:/dev/lp0
State Idle
Accepting Yes
JobSheets none none
QuotaPeriod 0
PageLimit 0
KLimit 0
</Printer>

Am I doing something obviously wrong? Should there be more information in these configuration files?

2) The modem
========

lachlan, just to be sure I went back removed and re-installed the drivers, that way I could look at the timestamp on the various files and know they were created during the installation process. After installing the drives, I did an lsmod and got this

[root@localhost root]# lsmod
Module Size Used by Tainted: P
agpgart 47776 3 (autoclean)
nvidia 1766848 11 (autoclean)
parport_pc 19076 1 (autoclean)
lp 8996 0 (autoclean)
parport 37056 1 (autoclean) [parport_pc lp]
binfmt_misc 7400 1
i810_audio 27720 0 (autoclean)
ac97_codec 13640 0 (autoclean) [i810_audio]
soundcore 6404 2 (autoclean) [i810_audio]
autofs 13268 0 (autoclean) (unused)
e100 60644 0 (unused)
ipchains 51592 5
sg 36524 0 (autoclean)
sr_mod 18136 0 (autoclean)
microcode 4668 0 (autoclean)
ide-scsi 12208 0
scsi_mod 107160 3 [sg sr_mod ide-scsi]
ide-cd 35708 0
cdrom 33728 0 [sr_mod ide-cd]
keybdev 2944 0 (unused)
mousedev 5492 0 (unused)
hid 22148 0 (unused)
input 5856 0 [keybdev mousedev hid]
ehci-hcd 19976 0 (unused)
usbcore 78784 1 [hid ehci-hcd]
ext3 70784 2
jbd 51892 2 [ext3]

which doesn't look very promising as far as the modem goes, but I must confess there are plenty of entries I can't identify. Just to be sure, I looked at all the devices with the appropriate timestamp that were created when I installed the drivers. I found:

[root@localhost root]# ls -tpal /dev/ | more
total 360
crw-rw-rw- 1 root root 5, 2 Oct 1 18:03 ptmx
drwxr-xr-x 21 root root 118784 Oct 1 18:01 ./
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 11 Oct 1 18:01 modem -> /dev/ttySM0

but no actual device /dev/ttySM0. I also looked in /lib/modules/2.4.20-6, corresponding to my latest RH9 install and got:

[root@localhost root]# ls -tpal /lib/modules/2.4.20-6
total 344
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 96350 Oct 1 18:01 modules.dep
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 31 Oct 1 18:01 modules.generic_string
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 147 Oct 1 18:01 modules.ieee1394map
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 8257 Oct 1 18:01 modules.isapnpmap
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 29 Oct 1 18:01 modules.parportmap
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 77029 Oct 1 18:01 modules.pcimap
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 24 Oct 1 18:01 modules.pnpbiosmap
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 121825 Oct 1 18:01 modules.usbmap
drwxr-xr-x 3 root root 4096 Sep 27 20:13 ./
drwxr-xr-x 8 root root 4096 Sep 27 20:13 kernel/
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 31 Sep 27 20:13 build -> ../../../usr/src/linux-2.4.20-6/
drwxr-xr-x 14 root root 4096 Feb 27 2003 ../

In other words, no obvious sign of the modules as distinct .o files.
Any ideas or diagnostics I can try?

=====

I apologize for the length of this post, and once again I thank you very much for any and all suggestions you might have.
 
Old 10-02-2003, 12:48 AM   #8
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Hi newbix,
This is probably a stupid question,have you tried running locate or whereis to see if you can find your drivers.Your /lib/modules/----- should have another folder in it,mines is ltmodem and it contains the drivers.

Lachlan
 
Old 10-02-2003, 10:20 PM   #9
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Hi lachlan,

thanks for the suggestion. I've tried to track down the drivers. According to the readme file that comes with the rpm install for the drivers, the kernel module should be copied to /lib/modules/*/misc, and indeed if I look in the old directory for the 2.4.18 kernel I find an old BCMSM.o file that was created presumably when I installed the modem under RH7.3 (the timestamp on the file is Jul 2002). There is no /lib/modules/2.4.20-6*/misc directory, and locate BCMSM.o only shows the file under the old directories.

Also, the readme file for the modem installation says that a shell script called /etc/init.d/BCMSM should be created, but the timestamp on that is also July 2002. However fresh symbolic links to that file were created in the directories /etc/rc.d/rc[12345].d/S99BCMSM, as stated in the readme file, so I know something happened.

To get a better sense of what was happening during the installation, I removed the package and re-installed the rpm with the -vv flag. I'm pasting the ouput below (sorry it's a bit long, but maybe something will jump out). What disturbs me a bit in that ouptut is that I see references to the old kernel in lines like " + '[' 2.4.20-6 == 2.4.18-3 ']' ", I don't speak rpm-ese but that looks fishy to me. I wouldn't have expected to see those references since I'm doing a clean install under 2.4.20-6.

I'm not feeling very optimistic about this right now, but I welcome all ideas and I'm very grateful for the help. Thanks, and cheers.

-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------

[root@localhost bcm4212-rh73-rpm]# rpm -i -vv BCMSM-3.4.19-6.rh73.i386.rpm
D: ============== BCMSM-3.4.19-6.rh73.i386.rpm
D: Expected size: 2901822 = lead(96)+sigs(160)+pad(0)+data(2901566)
D: Actual size: 2901822
D: BCMSM-3.4.19-6.rh73.i386.rpm: MD5 digest: OK (def23632de146a1676cce1ae703d897a)
D: added binary package [0]
D: found 0 source and 1 binary packages
D: opening db environment /var/lib/rpm/Packages joinenv
D: opening db index /var/lib/rpm/Packages rdonly mode=0x0
D: locked db index /var/lib/rpm/Packages
D: ========== +++ BCMSM-3.4.19-6 i386/linux 0x0
D: opening db index /var/lib/rpm/Depends create mode=0x0
D: opening db index /var/lib/rpm/Basenames rdonly mode=0x0
D: opening db index /var/lib/rpm/Pubkeys rdonly mode=0x0
D: read h# 1086 Header V3 DSA signature: NOKEY, key ID db42a60e
D: Requires: /bin/sh YES (db files)
D: Requires: /bin/sh YES (cached)
D: Requires: /bin/sh YES (cached)
D: Requires: /bin/sh YES (cached)
D: Requires: rpmlib(PayloadFilesHavePrefix) <= 4.0-1 YES (rpmlib provides)
D: Requires: rpmlib(CompressedFileNames) <= 3.0.4-1 YES (rpmlib provides)
D: closed db index /var/lib/rpm/Pubkeys
D: closed db index /var/lib/rpm/Depends
D: closed db index /var/lib/rpm/Basenames
D: closed db index /var/lib/rpm/Packages
D: closed db environment /var/lib/rpm/Packages
D: ========== recording tsort relations
D: ========== tsorting packages (order, #predecessors, #succesors, tree, depth)
D: 0 0 0 0 0 +BCMSM-3.4.19-6
D: installing binary packages
D: opening db environment /var/lib/rpm/Packages joinenv
D: opening db index /var/lib/rpm/Packages create mode=0x42
D: mounted filesystems:
D: i dev bsize bavail iavail mount point
D: 0 0x0303 4096 7767579 4874140 /
D: 1 0x0002 1024 0 -1 /proc
D: 2 0x0007 1024 0 -1 /proc/bus/usb
D: 3 0x0302 1024 20370 11986 /boot
D: 4 0x0006 1024 0 -1 /dev/pts
D: 5 0x0008 4096 31821 31820 /dev/shm
D: 6 0x0009 4096 0 -1 /proc/sys/fs/binfmt_misc
D: sanity checking 1 elements
D: opening db index /var/lib/rpm/Name create mode=0x42
D: computing 7 file fingerprints
Preparing packages for installation...
D: computing file dispositions
D: opening db index /var/lib/rpm/Basenames create mode=0x42
D: ========== +++ BCMSM-3.4.19-6
D: Expected size: 2901822 = lead(96)+sigs(160)+pad(0)+data(2901566)
D: Actual size: 2901822
D: install: BCMSM-3.4.19-6 has 7 files, test = 0
D: install: %pre(BCMSM-3.4.19-6) asynchronous scriptlet start
D: install: %pre(BCMSM-3.4.19-6) execv(/bin/sh) pid 2562
+ set allow_null_glob_expansion
+ lsmod
+ grep -q BCMSM
+ ok=0
++ uname -r
+ '[' 2.4.20-6 == 2.4.18-3 ']'
++ uname -r
+ '[' 2.4.20-6 == 2.4.18-3smp ']'
++ uname -r
+ '[' 2.4.20-6 == 2.4.18-3bigmem ']'
++ uname -r
+ '[' 2.4.20-6 == 2.4.18-4 ']'
++ uname -r
+ '[' 2.4.20-6 == 2.4.18-4smp ']'
++ uname -r
+ '[' 2.4.20-6 == 2.4.18-4bigmem ']'
+ ok=1
+ '[' 1 == 0 ']'
D: install: waitpid(2562) rc 2562 status 0
BCMSM-3.4.19-6
D: ========== Directories not explictly included in package:
D: 0 /etc/rc.d/init.d/
D: 1 /lib/modules/2.4.18-3/misc/
D: 2 /lib/modules/2.4.18-3bigmem/misc/
D: 3 /lib/modules/2.4.18-3smp/misc/
D: 4 /lib/modules/2.4.18-4/misc/
D: 5 /lib/modules/2.4.18-4bigmem/misc/
D: 6 /lib/modules/2.4.18-4smp/misc/
D: ==========
D: fini 100755 1 ( 0, 0) 2377 /etc/rc.d/init.d/BCMSM;3f7cd234
D: fini 100644 1 ( 0, 0) 1132188 /lib/modules/2.4.18-3/misc/BCMSM.o;3f7cd234
D: fini 100644 1 ( 0, 0) 1132865 /lib/modules/2.4.18-3bigmem/misc/BCMSM.o;3f7cd234
D: fini 100644 1 ( 0, 0) 1132865 /lib/modules/2.4.18-3smp/misc/BCMSM.o;3f7cd234
D: fini 100644 1 ( 0, 0) 1132188 /lib/modules/2.4.18-4/misc/BCMSM.o;3f7cd234
D: fini 100644 1 ( 0, 0) 1132865 /lib/modules/2.4.18-4bigmem/misc/BCMSM.o;3f7cd234
D: fini 100644 1 ( 0, 0) 1132865 /lib/modules/2.4.18-4smp/misc/BCMSM.o;3f7cd234
GZDIO: 831 reads, 6799392 total bytes in 0.052 secs
D: +++ h# 3756 Header SHA1 digest: OK (7830c46772b47a655141dc215062729a71e31759)
D: adding "BCMSM" to Name index.
D: adding 7 entries to Basenames index.
D: opening db index /var/lib/rpm/Group create mode=0x42
D: adding "System Environment/Kernel" to Group index.
D: opening db index /var/lib/rpm/Requirename create mode=0x42
D: adding 6 entries to Requirename index.
D: opening db index /var/lib/rpm/Providename create mode=0x42
D: adding 2 entries to Providename index.
D: opening db index /var/lib/rpm/Dirnames create mode=0x42
D: adding 7 entries to Dirnames index.
D: opening db index /var/lib/rpm/Requireversion create mode=0x42
D: adding 6 entries to Requireversion index.
D: opening db index /var/lib/rpm/Provideversion create mode=0x42
D: adding 2 entries to Provideversion index.
D: opening db index /var/lib/rpm/Installtid create mode=0x42
D: adding 1 entries to Installtid index.
D: opening db index /var/lib/rpm/Sigmd5 create mode=0x42
D: adding 1 entries to Sigmd5 index.
D: opening db index /var/lib/rpm/Sha1header create mode=0x42
D: adding "7830c46772b47a655141dc215062729a71e31759" to Sha1header index.
D: opening db index /var/lib/rpm/Filemd5s create mode=0x42
D: adding 7 entries to Filemd5s index.
D: install: %post(BCMSM-3.4.19-6) asynchronous scriptlet start
D: install: %post(BCMSM-3.4.19-6) execv(/bin/sh) pid 2571
+ /sbin/depmod -a
++ uname -r
+ '[' 2.4.20-6 == 2.4.18-3 ']'
++ uname -r
+ '[' 2.4.20-6 == 2.4.18-3smp ']'
++ uname -r
+ '[' 2.4.20-6 == 2.4.18-3bigmem ']'
++ uname -r
+ '[' 2.4.20-6 == 2.4.18-4 ']'
++ uname -r
+ '[' 2.4.20-6 == 2.4.18-4smp ']'
++ uname -r
+ '[' 2.4.20-6 == 2.4.18-4bigmem ']'
+ '[' -x /sbin/chkconfig ']'
+ /sbin/chkconfig --add BCMSM
++ echo /etc/rc.d/rc1.d /etc/rc.d/rc2.d /etc/rc.d/rc3.d /etc/rc.d/rc4.d /etc/rc.d/rc5.d
+ '[' '/etc/rc.d/rc1.d /etc/rc.d/rc2.d /etc/rc.d/rc3.d /etc/rc.d/rc4.d /etc/rc.d/rc5.d' '!=' '/etc/rc.d/rc[12345].d' ']'
+ '[' '!' -e /etc/rc.d/rc1.d/S99BCMSM ']'
+ '[' '!' -e /etc/rc.d/rc2.d/S99BCMSM ']'
+ '[' '!' -e /etc/rc.d/rc3.d/S99BCMSM ']'
+ '[' '!' -e /etc/rc.d/rc4.d/S99BCMSM ']'
+ '[' '!' -e /etc/rc.d/rc5.d/S99BCMSM ']'
++ echo /etc/rc.d/rc0.d /etc/rc.d/rc6.d
+ '[' '/etc/rc.d/rc0.d /etc/rc.d/rc6.d' '!=' '/etc/rc.d/rc[06].d' ']'
+ '[' '!' -e /etc/rc.d/rc0.d/K01BCMSM ']'
+ '[' '!' -e /etc/rc.d/rc6.d/K01BCMSM ']'
++ echo /dev/modem
+ '[' /dev/modem '!=' '/dev/modem*' ']'
+ mv /dev/modem /dev/BCMSM_old_modem_link
+ ln -s /dev/ttySM0 /dev/modem
D: install: waitpid(2571) rc 2571 status 0
D: opening db index /var/lib/rpm/Triggername create mode=0x42
D: closed db index /var/lib/rpm/Filemd5s
D: closed db index /var/lib/rpm/Sha1header
D: closed db index /var/lib/rpm/Sigmd5
D: closed db index /var/lib/rpm/Installtid
D: closed db index /var/lib/rpm/Provideversion
D: closed db index /var/lib/rpm/Requireversion
D: closed db index /var/lib/rpm/Dirnames
D: closed db index /var/lib/rpm/Triggername
D: closed db index /var/lib/rpm/Providename
D: closed db index /var/lib/rpm/Requirename
D: closed db index /var/lib/rpm/Group
D: closed db index /var/lib/rpm/Basenames
D: closed db index /var/lib/rpm/Name
D: closed db index /var/lib/rpm/Packages
D: closed db environment /var/lib/rpm/Packages
 
Old 10-04-2003, 07:39 PM   #10
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Lightbulb one problem solved

Hi Everyone,

Partial success! I've managed to get my printer working. This whole time I'd been trying to configure my printer using printtool as a locally-connected printer. This never worked no matter what I tried: LPRng just refuses to work right for me.

Out of desperation, I tried using CUPS instead. I wanted to do this before, but I always got confused in printtool when asked for the server name and queue path, since my printer is hooked up to the back of my computer, and not to some remote server. After doing a little bit of reading, I figured how to do this right (which I'll now summarize for the sake of other newbies like me).

I brought up mozilla and went to http://localhost:631,
this brings up the administration interface, I selected Printers from the top bar, and my Samsung printer was already there. It doesn't have quite the right driver: I had chosen the driver for the ML-1200 from within printtool earlier, and this is what it's using, but it prints just fine.

The last thing I had to do was to run redhat-switch-printer (or go to the system settings->more system settings->switch printers menu) and select CUPS instead of LPRng. I've been able to print both text and postscript beautifully.

Cool! Many thanks to everyone who participated!

As an aside, I did a search on google for LPRng vs. CUPS under RH9 and I've come across statements that the two don't coexist peacefully on the same machine and people having to remove one or the other to get their printer to work.

Now for the modem...
 
Old 10-09-2003, 01:43 PM   #11
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Hi newbix,
Just saw a previous post of yours concerning your modem.

http://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/history/91093

I have virtually an identical problem i.e modem connects but hangs up frequently.Did you manage to get it working because i think it would help my cause.
Cheers.

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Old 10-09-2003, 07:58 PM   #12
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Hi prompt,

Unfortunately I never did solve that problem. In fact part of my motivation for moving to RH9 was to see if the modem would behave a little bit better. If I can get my modem working again(hopefully in the next couple of weeks) then either 1) the modem will work fine, in which case upgrading to RH9 is one answer, or 2) I'll still have the same problem and I'll start working on a way to fix it. If I come up with anything, I'll post it under the old thread.

In any case it's nice to know I'm not the only one who was having the problem.

Cheers.
 
Old 10-10-2003, 11:18 PM   #13
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Almost there!

Hi,

I'm very close to getting back on the net, my modem now works, but I can't go to any websites or check mail or anything. I suspect I've forgotten something and I'm hoping someone can tell me what I'm doing wrong. But first, here's what I had to do to get the modem working:

The drivers I had been using for my modem really were meant for RH7.3 and will not work without some modification. Luckily, I found the necessary files and instructions on how to build a new rpm specifically for my kernel at http://www.cacs.louisiana.edu/~cxg9789/BCMSM/
Following the instructions in the READ_ME file, I ran into a problem when I got an "Installed (but unpackaged) file(s) found" error message which terminated the build of the rpm. In order to get around that, I found help at http://www.rpm.org/hintskinks/unpackaged-files/
Basically, I had to insert the line "%define _unpackaged_files_terminate_build 0" at the top of the .spec.template file. After that the new rpm's were generated without errors and I was able to install the drivers normally. FANTASTIC!

Now I can dial into my ISP, with KPPP or with vwdial. If I've got the KPPP log window open I can see that the CONNECT signal is received, I can bring up the KPPP details viewer and watch the graph of packets going in and out, everything seems fine. But if I bring up mozilla or netscape or a mailer program, nothing happens. For example, if I enter a website name in mozilla, it justs sits there and eventually times out.

Does anyone know what I'm doing wrong?

Many thanks.
 
Old 10-11-2003, 02:24 AM   #14
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Dns

The only think i can think of is that you mightnt have the right dns entries
in your /etc/resolv.conf file.You can test this by first trying to ping

www.linuxquestions.org & try to ping 64.179.4.146 (linuxquestions.org ip)

If you get a response only off the ip then its a dns problem.

Maybe thiis will help.
 
Old 10-11-2003, 03:32 AM   #15
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In /etc/wvdial.conf you could try setting Stupid Mode=1,and in KPPP >DNS to automatic.

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