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hmm i have got a problem with something to do with my PPP.
I try to connect to the net using kppp an i jus get an error 16 saying that ppp deamon dies unexpectedly.
so i have tried to update my latest version to 2.1.4 (kppp) an still the problem occurs.
I have tried Wvdial commandline app an also i still get no joy.
here are the results i have got
I get an error 16 at this point when using kppp 2.1.4 , another interesting thing is the kppp
configuration tab under About kppp it says its version 2.0.3 when i have updated to the above
Yet in the misc tab it says pppd version 2
ALSO when i try to execute wvdial thro the commandline i get this
--> WvDial : Internet dialer version 1.42
--> initializing modem
--> Sending ATZ
--> Sending ATQ0 V1 E1 SO= &C1 &D2 S11=55 +FCLASS=0
ATQ0 V1 E1 SO=0 &C1 &D2 S11=55 +FCLASS=0
--> MODEM INITIALISED
--> Sending: ATDT <phone number>
--> Waiting for carrier
ATDT <phone number>
--> CARRIER DETECTED. WAITING FOR PROMPT
(THEN LOTS OF NOTHING)
Returning not OK!!
I know my isp uses Chap authentification if thats anyhelp but it seems to be down to the ppp deamon maybe??
I have tried this both as user and as root too an no joy.
Ok if you could explain in idiot language if u got an answer TX
There are a lot of things that could be wrong, even without going too deep. Sometimes it is easier to edit the ppp files directly rather than trusting the Kppp program. In your case, it might be that your computer is not identifying itself to the server. This happened to me many times until I manually edited the etc/ppp/pap-secrets file. In your case it would be the etc/ppp/chap-secrets file since you are using chap. I found that Kppp sometimes writes these files incorrectly, especially if you change the values and try again a few times. Seems like it's disconnecting right when it's supposed to authenticate the password.
Hope this helps.
Keep trying. It's only a matter of time before you get things working.