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Old 11-02-2008, 05:36 PM   #1
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Puppy 4.0 won't connect to ISP, PPP problem


Puppy 4.0 worked fine for two months with a dialup winmodem. Now it dials and connects, then says PPP was killed (signal-11) and PPPd error. I obtained an external serial modem today and the same thing happens.
I put the Puppy CD in and booted into RAM. At dialup it then says PPP daemon has died (exit code=16).
Please help me figure out this problem.
Daniel
 
Old 11-03-2008, 03:23 AM   #2
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firstly the real puppy site has a dialup forum if you still have probs
http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/index.php?f=32

if you need to post there pls include more info on chipset or suspected chipset of windowsmodem or details of your new modem etc

2) Either click on Setup icon/connect to ...dialup....OR
open a terminal and type command (with root powers)

dialpup

which takes you to same gui config box....near the RH corner you will see a button called test and probe...redo it pls if no correct modem is detected at your com port

if you need to setup setserial first see this site

http://linux.die.net/man/8/setserial

In simple terms, if you have set or not set correctly the termianl (com port) your os can not talk to the external device
 
  


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