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Old 04-27-2004, 05:05 AM   #1
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how to install/configure modems in red hat 9 with bad init strings

guys please help me about this... how do i configure my modem it says "bad init string" please help me please
Old 04-27-2004, 05:48 AM   #2
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1)connect modem
2)power on modem
3) as root type on command prompt
wvdialconf wvdial.conf
4)it will detect ur external modem and configure wvdial accordingly.
5)pico -w /etc/wvdial.conf
6)put ur phone no and login. password.
7)type wvdial on command prompt for ppp connection.
Old 04-27-2004, 05:50 AM   #3
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soorry, ur problem was bad init string .
this wvdial.conf also automatically generate init string for u.
u can copy it.


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