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I'm trying to test a dial up connection which uses PPP script to log in. I have it setup in Windows but I am unable to get it to work under Linux. I have openSuSe 10.2 running. The original script appears as following:
delay 5 transmit "^M"
transmit $USERID, raw
transmit $PASSWORD, raw
I've used KPPP to manually setup a new account with the specified phone number to dial, the authentication is set to Script-based and the login appears as follows:
Then I go under the Modems tab and try to set a new modem. In YaST I see the Modem configuration which displays the device as: Mitac 82801 DB/DBL/DBM (ICH4/ICH4-L/ICH4-M) AC'97 Modem Controller
The modem device is listed as: /dev/ttySL0, but in KPPP, when I set the modem device to that, then try to query modem, I get "Unable to create modem lock file." If I do try to connect with that setting I get an error message:
"kppp can not find:
Please make sure you have setup your modem device properly and/or adjust the location of the modem device on the modem tab of the setup dialog."
Is there something I am missing? Any help would be appreciated. Thank you!
Here is what I have managed to get done thus far. It might be helpful to some.
I made a symbolic link from ttySL0 to modem as I found that YaST has the modem identified and setup.
ln -s /dev/ttySL0 /dev/modem
Then in kppp I used the modem device as /dev/modem.
Next, I changed the group of kppp and changed the permissions.
chgrp -v dialout kppp | ls -l kppp
ls -l kppp
It should now read as:
-rwsr-x--- root dialout ............ kppp
Now, the "Unable to create modem lock file." is no longer applicable, but this time I get "The Modem Is Busy". I am not sure what is the cause of this since I believe YaST has assigned the appropriate port to the modem, but I'm not sure what could be causing this. Would anyone have any suggestions?