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I would like to connect to the BT Adsl service via a BT Voyager modem I have for my Windows system. I have a working Linux driver for the modem from eciadsl but cannot connect. I get CHAP authentication failures from ppp. The username and password are valid, what could I be doing wrong?
I an in the exact same situation, but i'm not tied down to any distribution. I 0wn
Red Hat 8 and 9
SuSE (dunno version)
Knoppix (useless piecea crap)
And unfortunately for me I also own the BT Voyager ADSL modem, which is completely unsupported in linux. I also had that same driver, and it also didnt work.
I emailed BT a while back asking if they were going to write native linux drivers and they said no. Another corporation completely oblivious to the growing free software world, another corporation who only see microsoft and apple as worthwile. I'm just happy that NVidia aren't the same.
Anyway, if anyone can help with the modem problem it would be greatly appreciated!
I've already tried that, didn't work. Google searches aren't always as useful as they seem
Some of the commands specified in that site are wrong and versions of the driver are out of date. Also the driver specified to download isn't directly for the BT Voyager, it is for the GlobeSpan Virata chipset used inside the modem.
I have once agained e-mailed BT informing them (just incase they didn't know ) that the MacOS X driver (after a bit of configuration) would probably work with Linux, but I have no idea how to program device drivers so I don't intend to even try to it myself.
I think if we all got together and bombarded BT with e-mails, they might just listen. I wonder.
There may be some confusion, especially with the people posting the later notes here.
Apparently, the BT Voyager USB modem IS supported by the ECIADSL code on the flashtux site.
However, BT have recently (April /May ish 2003) started issuing a NEW modem with ADSL, namely the BT Voyager 100 USB.
So far I haven't got this working in Linux with ANY driver, and I know of no-one who has.
IF I'M WRONG, PLEASE TELL ME AS I'VE TRIED JUST ABOUT EVERYTHING.
I'm just gonna keep looking for a driver, someday, some guru is bound to get his hands on the modem and build a driver, until then its up to us to ask and ask again. (or learn how to write Linux drivers :-)
I'm probably as clueless as the next guy about this, but I have a old BT Voyager USB Modem, I bought it last year.... so hopefully it's not the 100 series. Now I am yet to try out this software that everyone's talking about, if it works. Can I then share this connection over a network;
I have 8 computers connected via a hub, and the BT connection is being shared using ICS. I want to use my Linux box to share it, it's running SuSE 9.0 anyone know if it's a different procedure to normal I.P mascarade, and if we can use drivers to set it up in Yast2?
ok, i've tried the eciadsl stuff, and what another friend has told me to do (get mgmt.o and place it in /usr/share/speedtouch) my modem gets setup with the eciadsl stuff and the "link" light is on and not flashing, but when i type startmodem, it wont connect to the net. i really want to try mandrake 9.1 as my server, its so easy to install , i tried FBSD 4.8 and messed that up within a week.