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rrobn 11-07-2003 11:49 PM

My modem is detected but the connection is dropped
 
My rh8.0 detects my modem but after it logs on the connection is dropped the message is:Couldn't find interface ppp0: no such device.
exit status:16
I've used kppp and filled in all that was asked but I keep having this problem can someone help this newbie.......thanks in advance. :Pengy:

DavidPhillips 11-08-2003 04:10 AM

you might try redhat-config-network

you can add the connection there.

DonLuis 11-08-2003 11:51 PM

Modem Exit 16 Dropout
 
May seem simplistic, but did you enter your ISP's domain in kppp ?

/bin/bash 11-08-2003 11:52 PM

Quote:

From man pppd
16 The link was terminated by the modem hanging up.
Sounds like a bad connection. Check your wiring. Try lowering the modem speed some and see if it helps.


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