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Old 02-17-2006, 04:08 PM   #1
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Can't connect to the Internet (DSL).

I recently installed SUSE LINUX 9.3, and I am very new to the OS. Everything went just right in the installation except for my inability to connect to the internet. My network card shows up as being recognized. I connect to the internet through a Netgear Router(RP614v2), and my router connects to the internet through a Westell Wirespeed DSL modem. (Another interesting thing I might note is that the indicator light for my computer on my router shows up as orange while all of the other indicator lights for my other computers show up as green.) I appreciate any help I can get.

The connection log looks like this:

SuSE Meta pppd (smpppd-ifcfg), Version 1.58 on linux.
Status is: disconnected
trying to connect to smpppd
connect to smpppd
Status is: disconnected
Status is: connecting
pppd[0]: Plugin loaded.
pppd[0]: Renamed interface ppp0 to dsl0
pppd[0]: Using interface dsl0
Status is: connecting
pppd[0]: Connect: dsl0 <--> /dev/pts/1
pppd[0]: anon warn[pptp_gre_bindptp_gre.c:95]: connect: Network is unreachable
pppd[0]: anon fatal[mainptp.c:251]: Cannot bind GRE socket, aborting.
pppd[0]: Script /usr/sbin/pptp --nolaunchpppd finished (pid 9544), status = 0x1
pppd[0]: Modem hangup
pppd[0]: Connection terminated.
Status is: disconnected
pppd[0] died: A modem hung up the phone (exit code 16)
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